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" I meant exactly what I said: that we are saddled with a culture that hasn't advanced as far as science. "
" Normally, however, I try to avoid repetitions of any shot. "
" You know what I would like to do: make a film with actors standing in empty space so that the spectator would have to imagine the background of the characters. "
" I am neither a sociologist nor a politician. All I can do is imagine for myself what the future will be like. "
" I don't want what I am saying to sound like a prophecy or anything like an analysis of modern society... these are only feelings I have, and I am the least speculative man on earth. "
" In Blow-up I used my head instinctively! "
" A scene has to have a rhythm of its own, a structure of its own. "
" When I am shooting a film I never think of how I want to shoot something; I simply shoot it. "
" When a scene is being shot, it is very difficult to know what one wants it to say, and even if one does know, there is always a difference between what one has in mind and the result on film. "
" I began taking liberties a long time ago; now it is standard practice for most directors to ignore the rules. "
" When man becomes reconciled to nature, when space becomes his true background, these words and concepts will have lost their meaning, and we will no longer have to use them. "
" Scientific man is already on the moon, and yet we are still living with the moral concepts of Homer. "
" All the characters in my films are fighting these problems, needing freedom, trying to find a way to cut themselves loose, but failing to rid themselves of conscience, a sense of sin, the whole bag of tricks. "
" But, you know, Cronaca isn't more innovative than what comes after. "
" We live in a society that compels us to go on using these concepts, and we no longer know what they mean. "
" Till now I have never shot a scene without taking account of what stands behind the actors because the relationship between people and their surroundings is of prime importance. "
" Hollywood is like being nowhere and talking to nobody about nothing. "