Zitat des Tages von Andrew McCarthy:
The idea that we cause harm by doing what we perceive to be the right thing, that's another theme that interests me. Because most people don't intend to cause harm, they cause harm by doing the right thing - in their mind.
It was a beautiful experience for her, the experience that she had that she confesses. It wasn't dirty and it wasn't horrible and wasn't shattering. It was a wonderful, liberating experience.
I was fascinated that everybody in the story thinks that they're in the right.
And I know when I was younger, and still, I always marvel at what I feel is different from what I'm told that I'm supposed to feel.
In starting to learn about film festivals and what were good ones - 'cause there are five billion of them - it was just a really good East Coast festival. And I thought this little movie was an East Coast film.
I thought I understood the story very well, because I've lived with it for so long. But movies change and take on a life of their own once they start to be made, and you have to keep your eye on the real ball, not the ball that's in your head.
The price of self-empowerment is what I call it. Somebody who thinks outside the box.
So something about that touched me, obviously, when I was young and it just stayed with me. I'm always amazed by that, because my experience seems to be so much different than what I'm told, so much of the time.
It's embarrassing, isn't it? It took me 15 years to make an 18-minute movie.
In doing everything, from coming up with the ideas and putting them on paper till doing the final edits, you are always thinking the next three steps, you're always thinking what next, what next, what next?
Nobody thinks that they're evil or bad, they think that they're doing the right thing.