I hope that people will be inspired by Madam Walker's story. I hope that they will see her as a complex human being, and that they will want to dig more deeply, that they will want to know the details of her life.
For more than three years, I'd been part of a complex and frustrating dance as my nonfiction, fact-based material was translated from book to movie by scriptwriters whose visions, goals and sensibilities often were quite different from mine.
I think literary theory has not been terribly good for English studies in a while. It's not that theory isn't interesting, but it isn't about books, or the idiosyncrasies and complexities of putting language together.
I think you can have a ridiculously enormous and complex data set, but if you have the right tools and methodology then it's not a problem.
As we get more transparent with data sets about infrastructure and systems management, I have a feeling we'll see big changes in how we think about complexity and our relationship to our actions.
I try to pick characters that I find interesting and complex and that I feel I can bring something of myself to.
From time immemorial, man has desired to comprehend the complexity of nature in terms of as few elementary concepts as possible.
Movies can provide tear-inducing or comically-entertaining representations of love, but many agree that its deeper conflicting complexities often seem unfathomable.
There should be a tacit code or understanding among privileged people not to endorse things that give others an inferiority complex.
Gulaal' gave me a chance to channelise my restlessness into a character that had layers of complexity.