Cameron Crowe Quotes

23 Cameron Crowe quotes:

"Great music is its own movie, already. And the challenge, as a music fan, is to keep the song as powerful as it wants to be, to not tamper with it and to somehow give it a home."
"In the future, everybody is going to be a director. Somebody's got to live a real life so we have something to make a movie about."
"I wanted to make a comment on the obsession with success and failure that we see a lot in America."
Author: Crowe Quotes Category: America Quotes
"I turned around and she kind of had some tears in her eyes."
Author: Crowe Quotes Category: Eyes Quotes
"She loves Susan Sarandon and I know my dad (would have loved) being married to Susan Sarandon, ... Susan said she learned more about how to play the part from talking to my mom than to me."
Author: Crowe Quotes Category: Dad Quotes
"The whimsical side of my dad really comes through in this movie."
Author: Crowe Quotes Category: Dad Quotes
"I always thought I'd write about my dad, at some point, ... I didn't think it would be like this, but it arrived like this. I'd been listening to a lot of Garrison Keillor at the time. I love that simple story that ends on a grace note and you go, 'Wow, I'm just happy to be alive right now.' That was the feeling I was chasing."
Author: Crowe Quotes Category: Dad Quotes
"We used music in the film to create an environment. It made it feel like we were telling our story with a little extra -- a little extra soul."
Author: Crowe Quotes Category: Environment Quotes
"I think that fate has a really good sense of humor, ... We had come from Toronto where people had given us a standing ovation, and the public screening had gone really well, but then afterward you hear, well, the press -- there was a less adoring reaction."
Author: Crowe Quotes Category: Fate Quotes
"And I liked that whole idea that energy comes from not disseminating your ideas and talking about them."
"I have a desire to work with some actors I really like, so I hope to get out there soon and be back at it - maybe a little less music in the next one."
"It's more like can I build a group of characters and can I tell some universal truths that feel real and aren't formulaic in the spirit of filmmakers gone by who've told American stories that were personal and universal as well."
"People dance and we have a lot of music and... this might be the closet I get for a while."
"Probably having fallen in love with music and movies at a young age and then first learning about writing by kind of following the path of writers like Dave Marsh and Lester Bangs and being a rock journalist."
"Time puts things in proper perspective."
"Well all kinds of movies that you wouldn't expect that I'd want to do, both bigger scale and smaller scale than the ones I've done."
"Well it kind of is project to project because as a writer I think you always write to some degree about things that you know or things that happened - but my favourite filmmakers, my favourite movies of theirs tend to be the personal movies."
"Music is like the other person in this film and it's really important for Orlando's character. It leads him on his journey and is with him on his road trip,"
Author: Crowe Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"It's hard to do,"
Author: Crowe Quotes Category: Hard Quotes
"I love telling stories about people that don't normally get written about. It's a different kind of life here. This is a movie from the heart, and it's a little different from the normal movies you'll see."
Author: Crowe Quotes Category: Life Quotes

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