Quotes about Alfred Hitchcock
40 quotes about Alfred Hitchcock.
Truffaut: Are dreams important to your work?
Hitchcock: Daydreams probably.
Hitchcock: I suppose the films with atmosphere, suspense and incident are really my creations as a writer.
Truffaut: This is something one finds often in your work, the expansion of time.
Hitchcock: Yes. That's what film is for... to add a contract time or extend it whenever you wish.
Hitchcock loves to be misunderstood, because he has based his whole life around misunderstandings.
Hitchcock had to fight to the death to make his movies.
He wasn't directing it, of course, so I didn't work with Hitchcock.
Well, for someone who looks like me you wonder where Alfred Hitchcock is.
I didn't hang around films. I don't know if I'd ever seen Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes.
I read mysteries like Nancy Drew and Alfred Hitchcock, and I swim and I ride my motorbike.
Well, maybe it has to do with the fact that I was a complete Hitchcock fanatic from age 9.
Tim and Fritz Lang I loved working with. Not Hitchcock so much. There was no communication.
More than anything else, I'd like to be an old man with a good face, like Hitchcock or Picasso.
So, Hitchcock wouldn't say anything about my work in the movie but, on the other hand, he wouldn't complain, either.
I don't think of Storefront Hitchcock or Stop Making Sense as documentaries, I think of them more as performance films.
Hitchcock makes it very clear to us. There's an objective and a subjective camera, like there's a third- and a first-person narrator in literature.
I think there is a feeling of old Hitchcock in there. There are parts that are tributes to some of the old great horror movies and the old great filmmakers.
A few years ago, there were requests to me, Can we make this? I said that I have no rights. Contact the Hitchcock estate, which won't release it for a remake.
For every answer, I like to bring up a question. Maybe I'm related to Alfred Hitchcock or maybe I got to know him too well, but I think life should be that way.
With Hitchcock I had little relationship. I was called to replace Bernard Herrmann, his favorite composer, in Torn Curtain, after the bitter fight between them.
I was in New York. Hitchcock was in California. He rang me to make a report on his progress and said, I'm having trouble. I've just sacked my second screenwriter.
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