I've lost all my money on these films. They are not commercial. But I'm glad to lose it this way. To have for a souvenir of my life pictures like Umberto D. and The Bicycle Thief.
Moral indignation in most cases is, 2% moral, 48% indignation, and 50% envy.
Art has to be severe. It cannot be commercial. It cannot be for the producer or even for the public. It has to be for oneself.
There is no crisis in cinema. There are negative periods. There are times when some films are received well and others aren't. The past teaches us that some films were received badly, while others go sailing on.