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 Alejandro Amenabar - “I think the concept of the sea is very important.”
 Alejandro Amenabar - “What we wanted to show was that this man, after 30 years, decides he wants to die and he doesn't seem to us like someone who was unstable, as some people have suggested.”
 Alejandro Amenabar - “Sometimes a piece of music in the score isn't effective. When a score is too well finished with too many elements, sometimes it's too much.”
 Alejandro Amenabar - “In horror movies today it's lots of fast cut shot and lots of loud noises on the soundtrack. I tried to do the opposite. Playing with silence for instance.”
 Alejandro Amenabar - “My mother used to take my brother and me to get any books we wanted, but they were second hand books published in the '30s and '40s. I liked scary books.”
 Alejandro Amenabar - “What's really exciting for me is communicating to other people and not just going somewhere to make a movie. That's Hollywood to me and it would mean nothing.”
 Alejandro Amenabar - “About the Oscars Is the ultimate prize for any producer. It would have been a dream if Javier Bardem had been nominated for best actor”
 Alejandro Amenabar - “An Oscar means a lot of things because it's like the ultimate award for a filmmaker so it feels great. But I think you have to consider awards with some distance and not get obsessed with it. When you're creating you shouldn't think about it.”
 Alejandro Amenabar - “About The Sea InsideThis film is based on a man who despite his desire for death spread so much life around him”
 Alejandro Amenabar - “Trying to get the attention of the audience in the opposite way it's done in Hollywood today, which is to bombard the audience.”
 Alejandro Amenabar - “I wouldn't say I'm a very controlling person. For instance, when I talk to the actors, I don't tell them exactly what I want because I want them to surprise me. I even encourage them to change some of the verses of the script if they need to.”