I’d like to be remembered as a guy who tried — tried to be part of his times, tried to help people communicate with one another, tried to find some decency in his own life, tried to extend himself as a human being. Someone who isn’t complacent, who doesn’t cop out.
Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck, photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt in William Wyler’s Roman Holiday, 1953.
"The celluloid strip is a bloodstream to me." —Nicholas Ray
It’s sad to fall asleep. It separates people. Even when you’re sleeping together, you’re all alone.
Breathless/À bout de souffle, Jean-Luc Godard (1960)
Diane Kruger as Bridget von Hammersmark
The best research for playing a drunk is being a British actor for 20 years. —Michael Caine