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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

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

Characters About

I'm about my characters.

- Abel Ferrara

Like Take Buddhist

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

- 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

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

Country Born I Was Born

I was born in the Bronx, and then my father moved us to the country at an early age.

- Abel Ferrara

Care Film Get

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

- Abel Ferrara

Film Get Million

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

- 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

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

Going Still Last

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

- 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

Problem

I don't have a problem with Werner Herzog.

- 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

Think Bible Read

Where I come from you're not raised to think on your own. It's not that you're pushed to read the Bible. The Bible is read to you.

- 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

Away Making Movie

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

- Abel Ferrara

Civilization Die Big

It's only Western civilization that, God forbid, you talk about dying, when it's the only thing we know for certain, right? Everyone's going to die, so what's the big problem? 'Oh, God. Don't talk about it. Don't think about it.' I mean, I'm one of them. I'm not a big fan of talking about dying.

- Abel Ferrara