I am a farmer

Bertrand Tavernier

In my opinion, there are two types of film director. There are the coal miners, who keep digging deeper and deeper, in a constant quest for something purer. And then there are the farmers, who grow crops and breed poultry or cattle. They work in a traditional manner, and look after a lot of little things. I am a farmer.

Bertrand Tavernier, in an interview with Luca Pellegrini, published on the Italian newspaper “Avvenire” on April 15, 2015

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