As soon as I know how to do something, I usually get bored with it.
With journalism, films always have to be to do with some personal statement of your own. As a general rule, I resist that. In the States, a question that kept coming up was this: 'How can you, as a man, talk about three women?'
When I got married, my mother was very surprised. She said: 'What on earth is going on? I thought you were gay?'
I think it's absolutely fascinating that in Berlin the parliament can discuss actively the role of their soldiers in Afghanistan because is it still possible, literally, for a German soldier to take up arms.
Pete du Pont