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"A cinephile is someone who expects too much of cinema."  (Serge Daney, French film theorist/critic)

"A film is a petrifying fountain of thought. A film revives lifeless deeds. A film permits one to give the appearance of reality to that which is unreal."  (Jean Cocteau)

"As long as movies are depressing, life isn't."  (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, German filmmaker and playwright, The Third Generation)

"At the risk of disillusionment, I must admit I don't like top hats, white ties and tails."  (Fred Astaire)

"Directors are never in short supply of girlfriends."  (Bob Fosse)

"I demand that a film express either the joy of making cinema or the agony of making cinema. I am not at all interested in anything in between."  (Francois Truffaut)

"I have no advice to give to young actors. To young, struggling actresses, my advice is to keep struggling. If you struggle long enough, you will never get in trouble and if you never get in trouble, you will never be much of an actress."  (Groucho Marx)

"I like fucking with your emotions, and I like it when it's done to me. That's my thing. You're gonna laugh, you're gonna laugh, you're gonna laugh, until you're gonna stop laughing. You're gonna stop laughing, you're gonna stop laughing, you're gonna stop laughing until boom you're gonna laugh again. The audience and the director, it's an S&M relationship and the audience is the M. It's exciting. When you go out and have pie afterwards, you've got some shit to talk about. You went to the movies that night."  (Quentin Tarantino, on moviemaking)

"I suppose I have a highly developed capacity for self-delusion, so it's no problem for me to believe I'm somebody else."  (Daniel Day Lewis, on acting)

"I think everybody likes to see the fat girl get the hot guy and win."  (John Waters, on the stage version of Hairspray)

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