Errol Morris Quotes

Errol Morris Quotes: There is a documentary element in my films, a very strong documentary element, but by documentary element, I mean an element that's out of control, that's not controlled by me. And that element is the words, the language that people use, what they say in an interview. They're not written, not rehearsed. It's spontaneous, extemporaneous material. People
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Errol Morris Quote: Truth and falsity is something that concerns language, it's a property of language.
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Quotes about Errol Morris: I've done interviews in one day that went on for fifteen, sixteen hours. And at a certain point, the control over what they're saying breaks down; it becomes different. It becomes really powerful, and for me, real. It becomes out of control.
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Quote about Errol Morris: There are many dramas that I would like to make: dramas based on real stories. It's approaching things from the other side.
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Errol Morris Sayings: People often trust low-res images because they look more real. But of course they are not more real, just easier to fake... You never see a 10-megapixel photograph of Big Foot or the Abominable Snowman or the Loch Ness Monster.
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Errol Morris Saying: All alone - shorn of context, without captions - a photograph is neither true nor false.... For truth, properly considered, is about the relationship between language and the world, not about photographs and the world.
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Sayings about Errol Morris: Think of my movies as heightening our awareness, not confusing the difference between truth and fiction, but heightening our awareness of how confused we can become about what is real.
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Saying about Errol Morris: I never intended to be a documentary filmmaker. I think I became a documentary filmmaker because I had trouble writing, and I had trouble finishing things.
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Errol Morris Quotes: What is it that angers us?... We have been tricked. In essence, we have been lied to. The problem is not that the photograph has been manipulated, but that we have been manipulated by the photograph.
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Errol Morris Quote: Language can be used to so many diverse ends. It can be used to clarify and, of course, it can be used to obfuscate, confuse, evade...
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