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There's superb television, but it's not for me because - first of all - the two of three-hour format is just perfect, because it replicates best our birth-life-death cycle. 'The Sopranos' was genius television but it went on forever, and it never seemed to culminate in anything, and then everyone was pissed off at the ending. That's exactly why TV cannot substitute for a great movie, because the ...
Used to be friends with Isabelle Huppert
, who introduced him to his idol, Claude Chabrol
. Their relationship changed by the time Gray found himself at odds with Huppert while serving as a member of the 2009 Cannes film festival jury, which she presided. After this experience, he described the actress as a 'fascist bitch'.
His films are always shot on 35 mm film.