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25 quotations by Stanley Tucci

QuoteYou gotta make the movie you want to make.Quote

QuoteThe thing is, I'm a very practical filmmaker.Quote

QuoteThe constraints of melodrama can be a great blessing, because they demand that all the characters involved - as absurd and extreme as they may initially seem - must stay utterly rooted in their own reality, or the whole project collapses.Quote

QuoteSometimes it's difficult directing yourself on film because you can't quite separate yourself from the subject.Quote

QuoteSo yes, I hope to act in other people's movies, big and small, because that's how I make my living, really.Quote

QuotePeople wear shorts to the Broadway theater. There should be a law against that.Quote

QuoteLike Joseph Mitchell, I would scour the streets of New York and find little pieces of what other people think of as junk - and collect it.Quote

QuoteIt's more interesting because you get to research the history of the period, and all the different aesthetic elements that make a film, particularly this film, so stunning.Quote

QuoteI've directed a film set in the '50s.Quote

QuoteI've always considered myself an actor first and foremost.Quote

QuoteI'm not interested in wasting money on a project.Quote

QuoteI write in the mornings. During my down time.Quote

QuoteI would rather just do the things I want to do.Quote

QuoteI was dissatisfied just being an actor.Quote

QuoteI make time to write.Quote

QuoteI like to use all of myself, and acting wasn't doing that.Quote

QuoteI hope that a younger generation will start to watch a movie like this and start to better understand a slower pace in a truly cinematic way.Quote

QuoteI have consciously not taken the role of a gangster, which has been offered to me far too many times.Quote

QuoteI don't like to move the camera that much anyway.Quote

QuoteI didn't know you had to change diapers so often. I couldn't believe it - we must change them 10 times a day - each. So that's 20 diapers a piece a day.Quote

QuoteEven The Impostors, as silly as it is, is a very intimate film, in a way.Quote

QuoteBut usually I'll wake up and start writing about nine o'clock. I'll probably write for about three hours, and I'll do that over the next month and a half.Quote

QuoteBut I'd shot enough independent films as an actor, one as a director. I knew that you have to be very specific when you're shooting a period picture.Quote

QuoteBig Night and The Impostors are both things that I wrote.Quote

QuoteAnd I love doing my own projects; that's what I've always wanted to do.Quote