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João Pedro Rodrigues

“People sometimes think obsession is something negative, but for me it’s a positive thing.”

Rebecca Solnit

“...sensuality can be everywhere and anywhere, in all the pleasures of the body, including the rhythms of walking...”

Eddie Peake

“...We couldn't afford to rent a studio, or buy expensive materials. What I do have is a body to use freely...”

Álvaro Enrigue

“To feel pleasure is to trade the body for bodily sensation”

Ari Versluis

“...our bodies are no longer straightjackets we have to adjust to. It's the other way around...”

Lisandro Alonso

“Simple questions are also complex: What do we need to be happy? How do we communicate with each other?”

Carlos Reygadas

“This is true for sex. For me, personally, there’s no more spiritual way of expressing love than through a sexual act.”

Ira Sachs

“...All my films were stories of deceit, a subject that I found extremely compelling...”

Catherine Breillat

“I have to desire him. I have to like him; I have to want him in order for it to come across in the film. With this character, I was absolutely overwhelmed by him and constantly surprised by him...”
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