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    When I was young, my idea was to become a filmmaker.
    — Patrice Leconte
    tags: young  ideas 
     
    Working with a bunch of actors is like trying to tune each violin.
    — Patrice Leconte
    What I expect of a movie reviewer is that he should love cinema as much as I do.
    — Patrice Leconte
    tags: movie 
     
    My movies are, more or less, very short. I'm terrified of boring an audience.
    — Patrice Leconte
    tags: movie 
     
    I like films that are well-written and concise and with not a lot of room for improvisation.
    — Patrice Leconte
    tags: film 
     
    If a film is very clever and well-written, that's what gives you freedom as a director.
    — Patrice Leconte
    tags: freedom  film 
     
    But I won't work with the exact same crew film after film because I feel the work would get a little complacent.
    — Patrice Leconte
    tags: work  film 
     
    I see people growing more and more isolated in their lives. It's not like it's a new thing, but it's more preoccupying now as you can do so many things without leaving your home. You can work, shop, do everything from home, and I find this unsettling.
    — Patrice Leconte
    tags: people  work  live 
     
    I can zero in on subtle things because I'm holding the camera.
    — Patrice Leconte
    Love stories that are too simple don't deserve to have films made about them.
    — Patrice Leconte
    tags: film  stories 
     
    I like cinema. I am very fond of it. But from time to time I feel like having some time on my own.
    — Patrice Leconte
    tags: time 
     
    As a spectator, I have very eclectic taste, whether it's comedies or action or very small, intimate films. And I feel as a filmmaker I should be able to have that same eclectic taste.
    — Patrice Leconte
    tags: action  comedy  film 
     
    No, but it's not because I'm getting older that I'm trying to accelerate. But something very curious is happening: The older I get, the more ideas I'm getting.
    — Patrice Leconte
    tags: ideas 
     
    I am not a fan of westerns particularly.
    — Patrice Leconte
    What stirs my passion is making cinema, and that means doing different things, making different types of films.
    — Patrice Leconte
    tags: film  passion 
     
    Yes, I am very prolific.
    — Patrice Leconte
    I like films to be complete in their written form.
    — Patrice Leconte
    tags: film 
     
    You may think it's very presumptuous, but I really hope that my movies are going to turn people into better people.
    — Patrice Leconte
    tags: people  movie  hope 
     
    I think the best thing I learned from drawing comics is that it's a great exercise in concision.
    — Patrice Leconte
    tags: exercise 
     
    I never storyboard. I hate it. I don't understand why so many directors want to make comic strips of their films.
    — Patrice Leconte
    tags: hate  film 
     
    Working with the same people is so much quicker and frees up your energy for other things.
    — Patrice Leconte
    tags: people  energy 
     
    Married people from my generation are like an endangered species!
    — Patrice Leconte
    tags: people 
     
    I did the drawing and writing - for five years. I made a lot of short films the whole while and I made a promise to myself in front of the mirror that I would stop drawing when I signed my first contract for a feature film.
    — Patrice Leconte
    tags: film  writing  year 
     
    Sometimes it only takes three words, so long as they're the right words, to direct an actor in the right way.
    — Patrice Leconte
    tags: right 
     
    I'm not one to dwell on rehearsal or preparation. I like to just go out and do it. Of course, that doesn't mean actors are free to do whatever they like, they're always being directed.
    — Patrice Leconte
    I would rather my films be well-known than I be well-known.
    — Patrice Leconte
    tags: film 
     
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