The difficulty with the present state of affairs is that there is no legislation on the sources of funding for the Polish film industry. There is no legislation concerning filmmaking. And, there is no legislation on television that would be beneficial to filmmaking.
A novelty in Polish filmmaking was that it was possible to find funds for a big production. However, at the same time, the state budget committed less and less money to filmmaking.
In Europe, there is no television filmmaking legislation that could assist film production because private broadcasters are not interested in supporting Polish film.
I think the new spirituality will be a spirituality that's not based on a particular dogma. And that steps away from the old spiritual paradigm that we have created on this planet, which comes from a thought that there is such a thing as being better.
You can be young without money but you can't be old without it.
Old age is always wakeful; as if, the longer linked with life, the less man has to do with aught that looks like death.
Train up a child in the way that he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
The dragon is the paradigmatic figure of the marine monster, of the primordial snake, symbol of the cosmic waters, of darkness, night, and death - in short, of the amorphous and virtual, of everything that has not yet aquired a "form". The dragon must be conquered and cut to pieces by the gods so that the cosmos my come to birth.
Believe me, you can get into a lot of trouble being sixteen years old in a foreign country with no adult telling you when to come home.
A man growing old becomes a child again.
I'm just waiting for people to start asking me to make the rain disappear.
I remember in 1968 when we were in Cannes, in the festival, and we were supposed to be there 10 days, and the second day the festival collapsed because the French, you know, film-makers raised the red flag in the festival and ended the festival.
I happen to be lucky in that I knew what I wanted to do as far as a career since I was nine years old.
It is misery, you know, unspeakable misery for the man who lives alone and who detests sordid, casual affairs; not old enough to do without women, but not young enough to be able to go and look for one without shame!
The light that radiates from the great novels time can never dim, for human existence is perpetually being forgotten by man and thus the novelists discoveries, however old they may be, will never cease to astonish.
Every stage of human life, except the last, is marked out by certain and defined limits; old age alone has no precise and determinate boundary.
The moral of filmmaking in Britain is that you will be screwed by the weather.
When I was 7 years old, I put on shows for everyone at my grandpa's funeral. I was always the little entertainer.
But, I would say when I was four years old and I was at the Alan King Tennis Tournament and I was hitting with all the pros that would come to town. They would get me on the court or take notice and that stayed with me.
What old people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can. Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
No, I'm not a French designer either. I'm from nowhere. I'm a European, old European is all I am.
A filmmaker has almost the same freedom as a novelist has when he buys himself some paper.
It's my old girl that advises. She has the head. But I never own to it before her. Discipline must be maintained.
Let that which stood in front go behind, let that which was behind advance to the front, let bigots, fools, unclean persons, offer new propositions, let the old propositions be postponed.