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9 quotations by Werner Herzog

QuoteYou should look straight at a film; that's the only way to see one. Film is not the art of scholars but of illiterates.Quote

QuoteThere are certainly laws and elements that make a film more accessible to mainstream audiences. If you've got Tom Cruise as a strongman, I'm sure it would have larger audiences, but it wouldn't have the same substance.Quote

QuoteTechnology has a great advantage in that we are capable of creating dinosaurs and show them on the screen even though they are extinct 65 million years. All of a sudden, we have a fantastic tool that is as good as dreams are.Quote

QuoteStrangely enough, I've always believed that my stories were mainstream stories; the films are narrated in a way that you never have a boring moment.Quote

QuoteLet's put it this way: art house theaters are vanishing. They have almost disappeared completely, and that means there's a shift in what audiences want to see. And they have to be aware of that and be realistic. It's as simple as that.Quote

QuoteI know whenever it comes to be really dysfunctional and vile and base and hostile on screen, I'm good at that!Quote

QuoteI don't spend sleepless nights over getting very bad reviews.Quote

QuoteI cannot work fast enough. I cannot cope fast enough, really. And just releasing a film is hard.Quote

QuoteFacts sometimes have a strange and bizarre power that makes their inherent truth seem unbelievable.Quote