Joel Coen Quotes

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Born: 1954-11-29, St. Louis Park, Minnesota, U.S.
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Film directors, producers, screenwriters, film editors

I couldn't have been happier with the relationship we had with Disney, it couldn't have been easier.
- Joel Coen

I've never really understood that. It's a funny thing people sometimes accuse us of condescending to our characters somehow-that to me is kind of inexplicable.
- Joel Coen

It's a funny thing because you look at the careers of other filmmakers, and you see them sort of slow down, and you realize, maybe this becomes harder to do as you get older. That's sort of a cautionary thing. I hope it doesn't happen to me.
- Joel Coen

Our mother was a very religious and observant Jew, our father less so. She was kind of driving the religious education, so for us it was more a burden and an obligation when we were kids at that age.
- Joel Coen

The architecture of a story can be a little bit different if it's a true story.
- Joel Coen

We have an uncanny ability to make birds do what we want them to do. In Blood Simple there's a shot from the bumper of a car and it's going up this road and a huge flock of birds takes off at the perfect moment.
- Joel Coen

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