Roman Polanski quotes

Born
18 August 1933, Paris, France.

Occupation
Director, producer, writer, actor.

Roman Polanski is a French-Polish director, producer, writer, and actor.

I never made a film which fully satisfied me.
– Roman Polanski
Cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theater.
– Roman Polanski
Happy endings make me puke.
– Roman Polanski
I did not have a reputation to defend.
– Roman Polanski
Normal love isn’t interesting. I assure you that it’s incredibly boring.
– Roman Polanski
The best films are because of nobody but the director.
– Roman Polanski
I want people to go to the movies. I am the man of the spectacle. I’m playing.
– Roman Polanski
Whenever I get happy, I always have a terrible feeling.
– Roman Polanski
I consider myself more a craftsman than an artist.
– Roman Polanski
I still had some honor… I still have some now.
– Roman Polanski
There are differences between making films in the US and Europe; in America the opportunities are grander but the films are more formulaic and less artistic.
– Roman Polanski
My films are the expression of momentary desires. I follow my instincts, but in a disciplined way.
– Roman Polanski
Films are films, life is life.
– Roman Polanski
Every failure made me more confident. Because I wanted even more to achieve as revenge. To show that I could.
– Roman Polanski
I don’t think that there would be more users if drugs were legalized.
– Roman Polanski
I can only say that whatever my life and work have been, I’m not envious of anyone, and this is my biggest satisfaction.
– Roman Polanski
In Paris, one is always reminded of being a foreigner. If you park your car wrong, it is not the fact that it’s on the sidewalk that matters, but the fact that you speak with an accent.
– Roman Polanski