Hollywood is an extraordinary kind of temporary place.
I've never felt that using something with tongue in cheek has been a bad thing.
The relationship with actors and managers and agents and things is a terrible problem sometimes.
There are certain actors who are very good at improvising, like Dustin Hoffman and Glenda Jackson.
Oh, the relationship with actors and managers and agents and things is a terrible problem sometimes.
That attitude toward women as objects may have worked for the late Sixties, but it doesn't do so now.
Yes, but I think if you look at it with a sort of gay sensibility and want everything to be positive about gay life, it could be interpreted as antigay.
I met a hustler at a dinner party. He had been invited because I was looking for an adviser to help me with the street scenes. So we put him on the film.
I'll never forget the first screening at the Berlin Film Festival. As soon as the film ended there was an outbreak of booing, which made us look at each other with some surprise.
Symbolism perhaps is a bit in your face, and I've tried my best to control that as best I can as I've grown older and thought that one could approach something with a little more subtlety.