Nothing is too shocking for me.
"Roman Polanski" is a Poles/Polish and, since 1976, naturalized-French film director, producer, writer, and actor. Having made films in Poland, the United Kingdom, France and the United States, he is considered one of the few "truly international filmmakers." Polanski's films have inspired diverse directors, including the Coen brothers, Wes Anderson, David Fincher, Atom Egoyan, Darren Aronofsky, Park Chan-wook, Abel Ferrara, and Wes Craven.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous directors! More Roman Polanski on Wikipedia.
You have to show violence the way it is. If you don't show it realistically, then that's immoral and harmful. If you don't upset people, then that's obscenity.
In Paris, one is always reminded of being a foreigner. If you park your car wrong, it is not the fact that it's on the sidewalk that matters, but the fact that you speak with an accent.
Cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theater.
I don't really know what is shocking. When you tell the story of a man who is beheaded, you have to show how they cut off his head. If you don't, it's like telling a dirty joke and leaving out the punch line.
Every failure made me more confident. Because I wanted even more to achieve as revenge. To show that I could.
Whenever I get happy, I always have a terrible feeling.
My films are the expression of momentary desires. I follow my instincts, but in a disciplined way.
I can only say that whatever my life and work have been, I'm not envious of anyone-and this is my biggest satisfaction.