Down and Dirty Pictures

Biskind, Peter. Down and Dirty Pictures: Miramax, Sundance, and the Rise of Independent Film. Kindle Edition. 2013.

“Speaking of somebody or other, he once said, “He’s the kinda guy, you gotta hold his hand when you’re chopping off his head!”” (location 421)

“And then later on, you figure out on your own, it’s not like it’s a bad thing, but it’s not necessarily for everybody. It ain’t about reaching the widest possible audience, it’s about reaching an audience. There are some people that just like to tell stories, and it doesn’t matter if a hundred million people identify with it, or a thousand people identify with it. There’s a certain satisfaction, a certain artistic satisfaction—for lack of a better word—that kind of draws them to filmmaking.” (location 3948)

January, 2014