Alan Parker Quotes

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A great movie evolves when everybody has the same vision in their heads.
— Alan Parker

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A lot of directors prefer the solitude of the editing process, but I revel in the craziness of what a film set is.

Alan Parker

Film-making is a physically hard job.

Alan Parker

I always argued against the auteur theory; films are a collaborative art form. I've had some fantastically good people help me make the movies.

Alan Parker

I turn on the TV sometimes, start watching something and think: 'This seems quite good, a bit familiar.' Then I realise... It's one of my movies. It's a pretty odd feeling.

Alan Parker

I was once described by one of my critics as an aesthetic fascist.

Alan Parker

I'm a pluralist. I've always argued that as many different films as possible should be made.

Alan Parker

I'm always afraid someone's going to tap me on the shoulder one day and say, 'Back to North London.'

Alan Parker

I've always been completely autocratic. I've never learned to be diplomatic or democratic.

Alan Parker

Making a film is so hard that if you don't have your main actors going along with the ride with the rest of the crew it can make your life very difficult.

Alan Parker

Most directors have little lists in their heads of people they really want to work with.

Alan Parker

Period recreation is very difficult unless you make a black-and-white movie.

Alan Parker

Personally I am very much against the death penalty for several reasons.

Alan Parker

Rain is also very difficult to film, particularly in Ireland because it's quite fine, so fine that the Irish don't even acknowledge that it exists.

Alan Parker

The films that I do tend to polarise people's views.

Alan Parker

A great movie evolves when everybody has the same vision in their heads.

Alan Parker