If a spectator with a philosophical mind, somebody accustomed to reading books, gets the same kind of information in a movie, he might not fully understand it.
I had stories that needed more space than the hour and a half or two hours a movie gives you.
In film, you can't go into analytical explorations because the audience will reject that.
I'm not a best-seller, but through translations, I've accumulated some money.
The writer needs to react to his or her own internal universe, to his or her own point of view. If he or she doesn't have a personal point of view, it's impossible to be a creator.
As a rule, one should never place form over content.