Neil LaBute Quotes


39 Neil LaBute quotes:



"I make movies I want to see."
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"In a relationship you have to open yourself up."
"Relationships in general make people a bit nervous. It's about trust. Do I trust you enough to go there?"
"And I've got some screenplays and plays ready to dip into when I need to."
"And with Aaron, I'd have to find a reason not to work with him."
"But even with a character like Cary who is relatively outlandish, at the end of the movie he's in a place where I wouldn't have expected him to be - taking on the responsibility of a woman who is pregnant and who used to be his best friend's wife."
"But for me, it feels like a natural extension of what I've been doing: exploring relationships. Here you have two relationships and we can explore how difficult it is for people to be together."
"Everybody has the ability to be manipulative, to be hateful and deceitful."
"Everyone has a little bit of Howard and Chad in them. I think there's Christine in all men as well."
"Everyone has a story."
"First I would probably place men at the bottom of the food chain. On a grander scale, I would say they're reacting to change. Feminism has got to be part of that."
"I didn't choose BYU, I like to think it chose me."
"I don't see my career as this steady building to a point, it's just a path that wanders for me to do whatever I'm interested in doing."
"I have a healthy view of what one can do with art."
"I see bits and pieces of me in all the characters in my films."
"I still am somewhat guarded with my feelings. A lot of writers find it much easier to express themselves on paper. That hasn't changed."
"I think Christine and Chad are on the opposite extremes of the spectrum. Christine is a model victim, and Chad is a model perpetrator, and Howard is closer to the middle."
"I think people are capable of everything I've written. Would they ever do it? I don't know and really don't care, because that's not my business."
"I think the more the actor lets you know what he thinks of the character, the less the audience cares - like a comedian who laughs at his own jokes."
"I wanted to make these people real, not like they were in a painting. Like these are people who don't know they're in a period movie. Those concerns are incredibly immediate."



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