Quotes by Claude Chabrol

Claude Henri Jean Chabrol was a French film director and a member of the French New Wave group of filmmakers who first came to prominence at the end of the 1950s. Like his colleagues and contemporaries Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut, Éric Rohmer and Jacques Rivette, Chabrol was a critic for the influential film magazine Cahiers du cinéma before beginning his career as a film maker. Chabrol's career began with Le Beau Serge, inspired by Hitchcock's Shadow of a Doubt.

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Quote by Claude Chabrol

You make a film to distract people, to interest them, perhaps to make them think, perhaps to help them be a little less naive, a little better than they were.

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My father wanted me to be a pharmacist like himself. He had been a doctor, but he no longer believed in medicine; so he became a pharmacist, but he believed in that hardly more.

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You have to accept the fact that sometimes you are the pigeon, and sometimes you are the statue.

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There is no new wave, only the sea.

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Stupidity is infinitely more fascinating that intelligence. Intelligence has its limits while stupidity has none.

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