Michael Haneke Quotes

Top 34 wise famous quotes and sayings by Michael Haneke

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Michael Haneke quotes: All movies assault the viewer in one way or another. All movies assault the viewer in one way or another.
Michael Haneke quotes: It's a disease of critics that once they've labeled someone, it's very hard to change their perspective. It's laziness. It's a disease of critics that once they've labeled someone, it's very hard to change their perspective. It's laziness.
Michael Haneke quotes: Like every filmmaker, I make my films to reach the widest audience possible. Like every filmmaker, I make my films to reach the widest audience possible.
Michael Haneke quotes: I never use soundtrack; it is always part of the story. I never use soundtrack; it is always part of the story.
Michael Haneke quotes: It's the duty of art to ask questions, not to provide answers. And if you want a clearer answer, I'll have to pass. It's the duty of art to ask questions, not to provide answers. And if you want a clearer answer, I'll have to pass.
Michael Haneke quotes: Never say no. It always depends on what's possible. I don't care so much where it is; it's what I want to do that matters. Never say no. It always depends on what's possible. I don't care so much where it is; it's what I want to do that matters.
Michael Haneke quotes: As a European filmmaker, you can not make a genre film seriously. You can only make a parody. As a European filmmaker, you can not make a genre film seriously. You can only make a parody.
Michael Haneke quotes: Of course, we avoid death. To know something is inevitable is one thing. To accept, to truly feel it ... that's different. Of course, we avoid death. To know something is inevitable is one thing. To accept, to truly feel it ... that's different.
Michael Haneke quotes: I'm not really a happy person. It's a question of temperament. I have a tendency toward melancholy. You can feel quite happily melancholic. I'm not really a happy person. It's a question of temperament. I have a tendency toward melancholy. You can feel quite happily melancholic.
Michael Haneke quotes: Film is 24 lies per second at the service of truth, or at the service of the attempt to find the truth. Film is 24 lies per second at the service of truth, or at the service of the attempt to find the truth.
Michael Haneke quotes: At its best, film should be like a ski jump. It should give the viewer the option of taking flight, while the act of jumping is left up to him. At its best, film should be like a ski jump. It should give the viewer the option of taking flight, while the act of jumping is left up to him.
Michael Haneke quotes: An artist is someone who should raise questions rather than give answers. I have no message. An artist is someone who should raise questions rather than give answers. I have no message.
Michael Haneke quotes: It's much harder to write a script that involves two people in a single location than 20 people in 30 different locations. It's much harder to write a script that involves two people in a single location than 20 people in 30 different locations.
Michael Haneke quotes: A feature film is twenty-four lies per second. A feature film is twenty-four lies per second.
Michael Haneke quotes: It is boring to have all the answers. Only political people have answers. It is boring to have all the answers. Only political people have answers.
Michael Haneke quotes: The dumber people are, the more they feel the need for a broad set of shoulders they can lay their head against. The dumber people are, the more they feel the need for a broad set of shoulders they can lay their head against.
Michael Haneke quotes: I consider all my films experiments. I consider all my films experiments.
Michael Haneke quotes: It's harder to write a story with just two people in a room than with 50 characters. It's harder to write a story with just two people in a room than with 50 characters.
Michael Haneke quotes: What we're doing for another person is more important than what we're feeling for them. What we're doing for another person is more important than what we're feeling for them.
Michael Haneke quotes: I try to get closer to reality, to get close to the contradictions. The cinema world can be a real world rather than a dream world. I try to get closer to reality, to get close to the contradictions. The cinema world can be a real world rather than a dream world.
Michael Haneke quotes: It's more enjoyable to shoot in a studio on a single location with two actors ... if they are good. It's more enjoyable to shoot in a studio on a single location with two actors ... if they are good.
Michael Haneke quotes: Usually music is used to hide a film's problems. Usually music is used to hide a film's problems.