Brian De Palma: The Movie Brute
“It is an auteur situation out there. You guys, out there, you got to stop thinking of directors as still living in the Fifties. It’s not an entrenched power system. There’s a lot of freewill. No one wants to confront you . No one wants to take responsability. That’s why directors are emergent figures. If the executives lean on you, you just have to say, “Okay, guys, you do it”. Either they let you alone , or its “Goodbye, Bri!. Well, De Palma fucked up!
De Palma, a propósito das liberdades dos realizadores na Hollywood dos anos 1980. In Amis, Martin. The Moronic Inferno And Other Visits to America. 2006. Vintage. London.