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  • Listen, anybody who has a film festival has the right to show what they want.

    Festivals   Want   Film  
    "Abel Ferrara on 'Go Go Tales'". Interview with Aaron Hillis, www.ifc.com.
  • A lifetime isn't long enough to learn how to make films.

    Long   Film   Lifetime  
    "Abel Ferrara's Teacher". Interview with Sam Fragoso, www.interviewmagazine.com. September 12, 2014.
  • I grew up in the '60s, which was a creative time, so it wasn't that big of a stretch to go from a baseball bat to a guitar to a film camera.

    Interview with Scott Tobias, www.avclub.com. November 27, 2002.
  • Making money is not gonna change anything about what I am, except I won't answer the door.

    "Abel Ferrara: 'I made Scarface look like Mary Poppins'" by Andrew Purcell, www.theguardian.com. August 5, 2010.
  • There's a difference between the world ending tomorrow and just drinking and drugging yourself to death.

    Interview with Aïda Ruilova, www.interviewmagazine.com. February 13, 2013.
  • I'm a lapsed Buddhist like I'm a lapsed Catholic. I take it to a point.

    Interview by Christopher Kompanek, www.avclub.com. March 23, 2012.
  • I direct, and I make movies I can't finance. I can't raise money. I can't sell anything. I make things.

    Finance   Raises   Direct  
    Interview with Aïda Ruilova, www.interviewmagazine.com. February 13, 2013.
  • My grandfather lived to be 96 years old. He was born in a town outside of Salerno in Southern Italy. He came to New York when he was 20. He lived in the States from age 20 to 96, but he brought his culture with him, he brought his food with him, he brought his language with him, he never spoke a word of English.

    Interview with Aïda Ruilova, www.interviewmagazine.com. February 13, 2013.
  • But I'm never gonna get to a point in my life where what it costs to shoot a movie is going to determine what it is. The limits of my imagination is the only thing that's gonna stop me.

    "Abel Ferrara: 'I made Scarface look like Mary Poppins" by Andrew Purcell, www.theguardian.com. August 5, 2010.
  • I was born in the Bronx, and then my father moved us to the country at an early age.

    Country   Father   Age  
    "Biography/Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • My job is going to be to direct the film - I'm going to do it. And that's where my job ends.

    Jobs   Film   Ends  
    Interview with Aïda Ruilova, www.interviewmagazine.com. February 13, 2013.
  • I don't want to live anywhere where I'm breathing two million cars' fumes and paying a zillion dollars for the right to be totally hassled.

    Two   Breathing   Car  
    Interview with Aïda Ruilova, www.interviewmagazine.com. February 13, 2013.
  • With 'New Rose Hotel,' I knew that I was getting paid a $100,000 fee to write, produce, and direct, and that's all I was going to get.

    Writing   Rose   Fees  
    Interview with Scott Tobias, www.avclub.com. November 27, 2002.
  • Рow can we be, even if it is the last day on earth? It's like Christmas Eve. "Okay, it's going to be Christmas. So what. What are you going to do? Jump off the Empire State Building?" It's all still the same. The last day of your life is still going to be a day. Then there's that thing, maybe it's not true. Who knows? Are you going to believe it? Are you going to buy it? There are a lot of other things that are important, you know. You know what they say. Life is what happens when you're doing other things, right?

    Source: film.avclub.com
  • The world is constantly changing. You're constantly learning and you have to be willing to get off your mark, and get off your spot and take that knowledge you have not to fix yourself into a place but to keep going.

    World   Spots   Mark  
    "Abel Ferrara’s Teacher". Interview with Sam Fragoso, www.interviewmagazine.com. September 12, 2014.
  • A script is not a piece of literature, it's a process.

    "Biography/ Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • In the film business, it's basically honor among thieves.

    Honor   Thieves   Film  
    Interview with Scott Tobias, www.avclub.com. November 27, 2002.
  • I don't care if I get $50 million to do a film.

    Care   Film   Ifs  
    Biography/Personal Quotes, www.imdb.com.
  • No one can stop me from talking about my movie.

    Talking  
    Biography/Personal Quotes, www.imdb.com.
  • The actors that I love to work with, they're hard on me. They're pushing me.

    Pushing   Actors   Hard  
    "Abel Ferrara On “go Go Tales”". Interview with Aaron Hillis, www.ifc.com. October 8.
  • Even if you're a poet sitting in your room writing a poem, you're still in the world - although I guess being a poet is a different than having to deal with 40 or 50 people to raise a couple million bucks and all that bullshit.

    Couple   Writing   People  
    Interview with Aïda Ruilova, www.interviewmagazine.com. February 13, 2013.
  • As barbaric is we are, it's a miracle we haven't blown ourselves off the face of the earth so far.

    Miracle   Faces   Earth  
    Interview with Christopher Kompanek, www.avclub.com. March 23, 2012.
  • I'm about my characters.

    Biography/Personal Quotes, www.imdb.com.
  • Most filmmaking is about shaking hands and just starting.

    Movie   Hands   Actors  
    Interview with Christopher Kompanek, www.avclub.com. March 23, 2012.
  • I grew up in the Bronx. I'm into rap music.

    Rap   Bronx   Grew  
    Interview with Aïda Ruilova, www.interviewmagazine.com. February 13, 2013.
  • When I talk about drugs and alcohol, I'm talking about sex addiction, gambling addiction, eating addiction, throwing-up addiction. I'm not talking about mental illness.

    Sex   Gambling   Talking  
    Interview with Aïda Ruilova, www.interviewmagazine.com. February 13, 2013.
  • Life is what happens when you're doing other things, right?

    Love   Life Is   Happens  
    Interview with Christopher Kompanek, www.avclub.com. March 23, 2012.
  • My life is proof that I don't need you to do what I do. If there's no one to see it, I'll watch it.

    "Biography/ Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • Certain actors wanna get paid, they think working in a low-budget movie is being ripped off. But for others it's like, 'Yes, let's do it.'

    "Biography/Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • It's always a problem when you're working with people you don't really know. Most filmmaking is about shaking hands and just starting. You know, these month - or two-month-long endeavors that millions of dollars are based on, and the people doing them don't even know each other, or know each other under pressure, or know each other when things are really... Which filmmaking is completely done under in many circumstances. You're under constant crisis, making a movie.

    People   Done   Problem  
    Source: film.avclub.com
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    Abel Ferrara

    • Born: July 19, 1951
    • Occupation: Screenwriter