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My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated by the living persons and real objects I use, which are killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected onto a screen, come to life again like flowers in water. -Robert Bresson

The artist is always the servant, and is perpetually trying to pay for the gift that has been given to him as if by a miracle. Modern man, however does not want to make any sacrifice, even though true affirmation of the self can only be expressed in sacrifice. -Andrei Tarkovsky