(1972) Book: "Transcendental Style in Film: Ozu, Bresson, Dreyer (ISBN 0-306-80335-6).
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If you write interesting roles, you get interesting people to play them. If you write roles that are full of nuance and contradiction and have interesting dialog, actors are drawn to that . . . You have to have a role where an actor says, "OK, I'm not going to get as much money as I want, I'm going to have to work on a shorter shooting schedule than I'd like...
Though he has written (and co-written) the screenplays for two nominees for Best Picture, he himself has never received an Oscar nomination for Best Screenplay, Original or otherwise.
Usually writes and directs stories about men who fall into desperation as their world crumbles around them.