Lars Von Trier Quotes

Top 37 wise famous quotes and sayings by Lars Von Trier

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Lars Von Trier quotes: It is more difficult to manipulate with film than, for instance, video. The problem with video is that it gives you a thousand possibilities. It is more difficult to manipulate with film than, for instance, video. The problem with video is that it gives you a thousand possibilities.
Lars Von Trier quotes: When I show a film at a festival, I am showing myself. Everything is at stake for me. When I show a film at a festival, I am showing myself. Everything is at stake for me.
Lars Von Trier quotes: I like gardening. I'm really a nature man. I spend as much time as I can in nature. I feel really safe there. I like gardening. I'm really a nature man. I spend as much time as I can in nature. I feel really safe there.
Lars Von Trier quotes: I think that limitations are the most important part of any art form I think that limitations are the most important part of any art form
Lars Von Trier quotes: I always do something that I've never done before. I always do something that I've never done before.
Lars Von Trier quotes: I am a man of very many anxieties but doing strange things with the camera is not one of them. I am a man of very many anxieties but doing strange things with the camera is not one of them.
Lars Von Trier quotes: Unfortunately, on one or both of my shoulders sits lots of anxiety and that is a controlling factor in my life. Unfortunately, on one or both of my shoulders sits lots of anxiety and that is a controlling factor in my life.
Lars Von Trier quotes: I did a lot of strange things. But I am a bad Catholic that's for sure. Although I think it's difficult to believe in evil. I did a lot of strange things. But I am a bad Catholic that's for sure. Although I think it's difficult to believe in evil.
Lars Von Trier quotes: I am very romantic about communism even still, but I know terrible things happened. I am very romantic about communism even still, but I know terrible things happened.
Lars Von Trier quotes: That's the great thing about entering a convent: There are things that you simply can't do, so you don't have to worry about them. That's the great thing about entering a convent: There are things that you simply can't do, so you don't have to worry about them.
Lars Von Trier quotes: Nature is Satan's church. Nature is Satan's church.
Lars Von Trier quotes: I grew up in a culturally radical home, where strong emotions were forbidden. I grew up in a culturally radical home, where strong emotions were forbidden.
Lars Von Trier quotes: If you want to provoke, you should provoke someone who is stronger than you, otherwise you are misusing your power. If you want to provoke, you should provoke someone who is stronger than you, otherwise you are misusing your power.
Lars Von Trier quotes: A film has to be like a stone in the shoe. A film has to be like a stone in the shoe.
Lars Von Trier quotes: I encouraged the cast to make up their own lines. I encouraged the cast to make up their own lines.
Lars Von Trier quotes: I know that I cannot be with a person for three hours without saying at least ten things that would kill me. I know that I cannot be with a person for three hours without saying at least ten things that would kill me.
Lars Von Trier quotes: A film should be like a rock in the shoe. A film should be like a rock in the shoe.
Lars Von Trier quotes: If people do not laugh it's not comedy. If people do not laugh it's not comedy.
Lars Von Trier quotes: You could say that when you introduce humour to your work, you also step back a little from it. You create a distance. You could say that when you introduce humour to your work, you also step back a little from it. You create a distance.
Lars Von Trier quotes: If one devalues rationality, the world tends to fall apart. If one devalues rationality, the world tends to fall apart.
Lars Von Trier quotes: I am not very tough with raising my children, but you can argue that to be more tough will help your children. I am not very tough with raising my children, but you can argue that to be more tough will help your children.
Lars Von Trier quotes: When I was younger, I was fascinated by David Bowie, for example. he had created an entire myth around himself. It was as important as his music. When I was younger, I was fascinated by David Bowie, for example. he had created an entire myth around himself. It was as important as his music.
Lars Von Trier quotes: My films generally center around thousands of pictures being flashed in rapid succession to create the illusion of motion. My films generally center around thousands of pictures being flashed in rapid succession to create the illusion of motion.
Lars Von Trier quotes: Basically, I'm afraid of everything in life, except filmmaking. Basically, I'm afraid of everything in life, except filmmaking.
Lars Von Trier quotes: I am a man who likes to control things, and if I can't control them totally I will not control them at all. I am a man who likes to control things, and if I can't control them totally I will not control them at all.
Lars Von Trier quotes: Everything is going to hell, but we should smile all the way. Everything is going to hell, but we should smile all the way.
Lars Von Trier quotes: The secret ingredient to sex is love. The secret ingredient to sex is love.
Lars Von Trier quotes: I understand Hitler ... I sympathize with him a bit I understand Hitler ... I sympathize with him a bit
Lars Von Trier quotes: More than anything, there are more images in evil. Evil is based far more on the visual, whereas good has no good images at all. More than anything, there are more images in evil. Evil is based far more on the visual, whereas good has no good images at all.
Lars Von Trier quotes: It's always been a lie that it's difficult to make films. It's always been a lie that it's difficult to make films.
Lars Von Trier quotes: I had an almost fetishistic attraction to film technology. I had an almost fetishistic attraction to film technology.
Lars Von Trier quotes: When I was in film school, it was said that all good films were characterised by some form of humour. When I was in film school, it was said that all good films were characterised by some form of humour.
Lars Von Trier quotes: I am the best film director in the world. I am the best film director in the world.
Lars Von Trier quotes: I hope my films will never completely be without the ability to mark anybody. I hope my films will never completely be without the ability to mark anybody.