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[on the detractors of The Immigrant
(2013)] Well, my movie is an hour and forty-eight minutes and lets scenes play, and I don't say this generally because I know it's not politically incorrect, but if the problem people have with the film is the pace, f***'em, because we're in Cannes, and this is not the place to be watching 'Transformers 3,' and they can go f*** themselves. It's not that much ...
Four of his five films were nominated for Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or, he was nominated for the first time with his second film, The Yards
(2000). His following films, We Own the Night
(2007), Two Lovers
(2008) and The Immigrant
(2013) were all nominated for the Palme d'Or.
Frequently casts Joaquin Phoenix