"...non-actors are easier to direct. They have nothing else to go on...actors are filtering what you say."
"...you would survive. That’s something I wanted to do with this film, to show that this is just a normal guy..."
"...we needed to do casting with kids that had never acted before."
"I was studying acting I was actually training to be a director..."
"...trying to find a degree of what you might call 'normality' in the life of Shakespeare..."
"I hope that people will watch this film and be emboldened to help..."
"...dealing with parental anxieties...every family has the secret stuff they try to hide, sometimes it comes back..."
"...how Native American youth were...taught they couldn’t tell stories because they were considered pagan."
"I’m really interested in exploring as many types of people as I can..."
"...got a lot of passes because the material was too dark or I didn’t have enough cache as a director."