ItвЂ™s always more intriguing to imagine whatвЂ™s happening, as opposed to seeing everything, because then you can use your imagination. I always wanted to be at a distance.
ItвЂ™s about misunderstandings between people and places, being disconnected and looking for moments of connection. There are so many moments in life when people donвЂ™t say what they mean, when they are just missing each other, waiting to run into each other in a hallway.
When you direct is the only time you get to have the world exactly how you want it. My movies are very close to what I set out to do. And I'm super-opinionated about what I do and don't like.
Ever since I was little, I've felt very comfortable on a set. The time is stressful - being creative under time constraints. But there is an excitement and energy that you only have a certain amount of time to get what you want.
It's about moments in life that are great but don't last. They don't go on, but you always have the memory and they have an effect on you. That's what I was thinking about.
We were always around my dad, so he wasn't absentee at all. I don't think it was normal, but it was exciting. You always had lots of creative people around, and my parents took us everywhere.