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Roman Polanski is one of my favorite filmmakers, and John Phillips one of my favorite songwriters. I had the honor to meet each of these men and was almost giddy to be blessed with the chance to tell each artist what his work meant has to me.
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I don't believe you ever get closure on anything. Things leave a permanent mark on you.

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Because I came from the working class, I still identify with them. I don't identify with the middle class.

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Because I'm one of five people in Los Angeles who doesn't drive, I walk a lot.

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I love showing off my tattoos.

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I was a single mom.

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I'd be just as happy being a midwife. That's my ideal job.

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Sundance is the only hand that feeds for women directors.

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The first thing I did for TV was a pilot for CBS.

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There's never been a 'girl wonder' mythology.

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This practice of skinny actresses donning fat suits is essentially the new and acceptable blackface in Hollywood.

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When 'Gas Food Lodging' was released, I had already shot 'Mi Vida Loca.'

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When you're traumatized, you pick out one thing you remember more than anything else.

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I think when I got drawn to film, I didn't know it was a business. I mean, like most filmmakers, I probably saw more films than a lot of people when I was a kid. But I watched them on TV as well. I was no purist about it. I spent lots of time in movie theaters, but I also watched a lot of films on TV.

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Music has always been a great solace for me. It's still something that gives me far more joy than movies, I must say. I love movies, too. But somehow, music can transport you. There are so many different kinds of experiences you can have with music.

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Nothing feels worse than knowing that people didn't see your movie. That they wanted to and the critics loved it but nobody knew where it was because it didn't do what it was supposed to do opening weekend. It used to be that independents were allowed to stay in the theaters, build word of mouth.

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