Find the best quotes by Claude Chabrol.
There’s one thing which I hate about color films… people who use up a lot of their despairing producer’s money by working in the laboratory…
It’s often wrong to write for specific actors because one ends up using what is least interesting about them, their mannerisms and habits. I prefer…
First I went to the Sorbonne to do my licence en lettres, but I also started to study law.
Some colors are very difficult to render, and you must compensate to get the color you want on the screen.
Films with a message just make me laugh.
A woman is subject matter enough.
A woman confronting men is a proper subject, it is inexhaustible.
Laying tracks gives you freedom without being too obvious.
I’m not wild about hand-held shots.
I brought the film like a flower to the world.
I am a Communist, certainly, but that doesn’t mean I have to make films about the wheat harvest.
I remember an article, I can’t recall who by, it was after the fall of the Berlin Wall, which said that now the Wall was…
As far as I was concerned, either I was a homosexual or I wasn’t, so making films would change nothing.
I’m not pessimistic about people in general, but only about the way they live.
To observe a profoundly stupid individual can be very enriching, and that’s why we should never feel contempt for them.
We live in an era where pizzas show up faster than the police.
Stupidity is infinitely more fascinating that intelligence. Intelligence has its limits while stupidity has none.
You make a film to distract people, to interest them, perhaps to make them think, perhaps to help them be a little less naive, a…
My father wanted me to be a pharmacist like himself. He had been a doctor, but he no longer believed in medicine; so he became…
There is no new wave, only the sea.
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