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Abel Ferrara

American,  Director
Total Quotes : 36
Concept Like About

I don't know what DVD commentaries are about. I'd like to strangle the person who came up with that concept.

- Abel Ferrara

Big Everybody Movie

I'm not a big fan of talking about dying. And then I make a movie where I kill everybody.

- Abel Ferrara

Big Go Which

I grew up in the '60s, which was a creative time, so it wasn't that big of a stretch to go from a baseball bat to a guitar to a film camera.

- Abel Ferrara

Think Like Movie

Certain actors wanna get paid, they think working in a low-budget movie is being ripped off. But for others it's like, 'Yes, let's do it.'

- Abel Ferrara

Hands Most About

Most filmmaking is about shaking hands and just starting.

- Abel Ferrara

Kind New Fact

As an old-time New Yorker, it's not that I miss the '70s and '80s or whatever. I miss the fact that there was a certain kind of energy that exists when people can live for nothing.

- Abel Ferrara

Like Take Buddhist

I'm a lapsed Buddhist like I'm a lapsed Catholic. I take it to a point.

- Abel Ferrara

Film Get Million

I don't care if I get $50 million to do a film.

- Abel Ferrara

Problem

I don't have a problem with Werner Herzog.

- Abel Ferrara

My Life Costs Movie

But I'm never gonna get to a point in my life where what it costs to shoot a movie is going to determine what it is. The limits of my imagination is the only thing that's gonna stop me.

- Abel Ferrara

Care Film Get

I don't care if I get $50m to do a film.

- Abel Ferrara

Life My Life Need

My life is proof that I don't need you to do what I do. If there's no one to see it, I'll watch it.

- Abel Ferrara

Characters About

I'm about my characters.

- Abel Ferrara

Love Work I Love

The actors that I love to work with, they're hard on me. They're pushing me.

- Abel Ferrara

Like The Hardest Thing

It's funny, the hardest thing to do is to make something look like it's fast, loose and improvised, and get somebody to laugh.

- Abel Ferrara

Away Making Movie

That's the thing about making a movie: You never finish editing. They just take it away from you.

- Abel Ferrara

Going Still Last

The last day of your life is still going to be a day.

- Abel Ferrara

New Going Knew

With 'New Rose Hotel,' I knew that I was getting paid a $100,000 fee to write, produce, and direct, and that's all I was going to get.

- Abel Ferrara

Face Far Barbaric

As barbaric is we are, it's a miracle we haven't blown ourselves off the face of the earth so far.

- Abel Ferrara

Process Literature Piece

A script is not a piece of literature it's a process.

- Abel Ferrara