My father would tell anyone who would listen that this dentist thing he was doing was not his passion; cinematography was.
I can't go back and label myself as an outcast because I was a pretty well-adjusted kid, but I can certainly relate to the feeling of being an outsider.
I think I avoid stepping into sentimentality by trying to be as truthful as possible with performances.
My key interest in choosing scripts is character-driven stories, because there are so many stories that sacrifice character for plot.
I always need a couple of highlights to really spark the passion for a project.
I made all their videos, apart from the last two, so if you ever see an Abba video on TV then it's my stuff.
A film that is bleached tends to have a more realistic quality.
I'm on this diet where you're supposed to eat only fish and meat.
My films do have characters who have trouble escaping the world around them.
Many of the comedies I had made in Sweden were slightly based on semi-autobiographical experiences, so adapting novels was a very different experience.
But I notice that there is a lack of darkness in my movies and I don't know where that comes from.
Cinema has become a global economy, totally international.
But now I wish I could back to Stockholm to make international films there.
I love mixing amateurs and professionals.
ABBA: The Movie; I got a lot of grief for working on that.
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