Tarkovsky and death

The Sun Swirling

Another quote that has definitely impacted upon my filmmaking process, especially in production of the film Creation:

The allotted function of art is not, as is often assumed, to put across ideas, to propagate thoughts, to serve as an example. The aim of art is to prepare a person for death, to plow and harrow his soul, rendering it capable of turning to good – Andrei Tarkovsky

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Mamet hits hard – and true

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Quote I have always found most inspiring:

Most movie scripts were written for an audience of studio executives. Studio executives do not know how to read movie scripts. Not one of them. Not one of them knows how to read a movie script – David Mamet