Paul Schrader Quotes

Paul Schrader Quotes: I would not have made any of my films or written scripts such as Taxi Driver had it not been for Ingmar Bergman, What he has left is a legacy greater than any other director.... I think the extraordinary thing that Bergman will be remembered for, other than his body of work, was that he probably did more than anyone to make cinema a medium of personal and introspective value.
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Paul Schrader Quote: 'Taxi Driver' wasn't autobiographical in terms of the actual events, but I did draw on my own mental state.
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Quotes about Paul Schrader: If you write interesting roles, you get interesting people to play them. If you write roles that are full of nuance and contradiction and have interesting dialog, actors are drawn to that.
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Quote about Paul Schrader: Once you have a situation that is fresh, then you sort of believe in it and it becomes normal. So you do end up with protagonists that haven't been in other movies before.
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Paul Schrader Sayings: I don't think it's very useful to open wide the door for young artists; the ones who break down the door are more interesting.
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Paul Schrader Saying: Those artists who say that somehow therapy or analysis will thwart their creativity are completely misinformed. It's absolutely the opposite: it opens closed doors.
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