Werner Herzog Quotes


10 Werner Herzog quotes:



"Technology has a great advantage in that we are capable of creating dinosaurs and show them on the screen even though they are extinct 65 million years. All of a sudden, we have a fantastic tool that is as good as dreams are."
"I'm making films for an audience out there and a very tiny fraction of them are would-be filmmakers. But let's speak of them-the would-be filmmakers, the tiny fraction. I've witnessed many times when I've showed films and was present at a screening that exactly those people feel very much encouraged by what I'm doing."
Author: Herzog Quotes Category: Audiences Quotes
"Strangely enough, I've always believed that my stories were mainstream stories; the films are narrated in a way that you never have a boring moment."
"I know whenever it comes to be really dysfunctional and vile and base and hostile on screen, I'm good at that!"
"There are certainly laws and elements that make a film more accessible to mainstream audiences. If you've got Tom Cruise as a strongman, I'm sure it would have larger audiences, but it wouldn't have the same substance."
"Facts sometimes have a strange and bizarre power that makes their inherent truth seem unbelievable."
"I don't spend sleepless nights over getting very bad reviews."
"I cannot work fast enough. I cannot cope fast enough, really. And just releasing a film is hard."
"You should look straight at a film; that's the only way to see one. Film is not the art of scholars but of illiterates."
"Let's put it this way: art house theaters are vanishing. They have almost disappeared completely, and that means there's a shift in what audiences want to see. And they have to be aware of that and be realistic. It's as simple as that."



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