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Paul Haggis Quotes





As a general rule, I don't plan to travel with my Oscars, but we may have to make an exception.
 

I don't think it's the job of filmmakers to give anybody answers. I do think, though, that a good film makes you ask questions of yourself as you leave the theatre.
 

I just asked myself, what piece of that man's soul did he just chew off and swallow to get next week's assignment? You know, just to live, just to work as an artist, or to feed the family?
 

I like to write about things about which I have no answers, questions that trouble me. These things trouble me.
 

I miss my mother very, very much.
 

I was trying to talk about where we are right now as a society, and talk about the fear we all live in, and certainly since 9-11, how it's affected us and the world.
 

The wonderful thing about Clint is you can never second guess how he is going to react to anything.
 

Unless I'm really uneasy with what I'm writing, I lose interest very quickly.
 

We all have these tendencies in us that could go this way or that. I think that's the real key in writing. To look at a character without judgment.
 

We give you characters we'd feel very comfortable judging, and then go: 'Oh yeah? Watch this'.
 

We're trying to reinvent Bond. He's 28 - no Q, no gadgets.