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However, ironically, I was baptized Presbyterian, and went to a Quaker school for twelve years.

And I always had this idea for making a movie about a femme fatale, because I like these characters. They're a lot of fun, they're sexy, they're manipulative, they're dangerous.

Yeah, I had an idea to make a very scary movie, based on a kind of serial murderer that preys on tourists.

And we've become very doubtful of our information sources, because they're all controlled by these huge multilateral corporations.

But, number one, I think traditional noir doesn't work in contemporary storytelling because we don't live in that world anymore.

However, I spent most of my time in a Quaker school.

I do like directing other people's material.

I don't see scarey films. I certainly wouldn't go see my films.

I mean, I don't mind promoting a movie, or talking to the press if it's going to be used in some way.

I'm always looking for a kind of new musical entity to sort of move into a motion picture venue.

I've been obsessed with this kind of visual storytelling for quite a while, and I try to create material that allows me to explore it.

I've been sort of traveling around the country for ten years talking about independent features.

It's always great to discover a new star of tomorrow.

It's always great when you discover someone.

You know, I listen to contemporary music all the time.

You know, when people want to get any information, research information, it will all exist on these Web sites.

You really are as hot as your last movie. And it goes away really quickly.

Godard is incredibly brilliant, the things he says. Apparently here in France, the most interesting thing when a new film of his is going to come out are his press conferences, because he's so brilliant.

I guess what's most surprised me in most of the reviews is that they don't seem to get the noir story in the dream sequence, so they analyze it like a straight noir movie.

I hadn't done just a straight-out comedy in a long time, just letting an ensemble do really good character acting, having them carry the movie as in my earlier pictures.