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I think it's not a femme fatale when someone is not doing it to manipulate men or be like a black widow. She loves him. She does it out of love. She wants him so badly to stay with her.
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I want to work for a long, long time and keep growing in my work, and if I am very lucky and very blessed, maybe somewhere along the line there will be one movie in there that becomes a classic.
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I'm good at working, but I'm very good at playing.
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If you give me any problem in America I can trace it down to domestic violence. It is the cradle of most of the problems, economic, psychological, educational.
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Making films is really hard, and if it has anything that's a little bit out of the mainstream, then it's really hard to get made.
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My new movie, Fools Rush In, is a romantic comedy and the girl I play in that is very warm, very sweet.
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Producing is hell, writing is frustrating, acting is really satisfying, directing is heaven.
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So you have to keep waiting and then they give you the script and it's terrible. Then you have to go to the rewrite and they're very upset because you didn't like it. I went through that for seven years.
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Some men have a silly theory about beautiful women - that somewhere along the line they'll turn into a monster. That movie gave them a chance to watch it happen.
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There has never been a female director who has won an Oscar. There has only been one woman who won at the Cannes Film Festival.
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There is a subconscious way of taking violence as a way of expression, as a normality, and it has a lot of effects in the youth in the way they absorb education and what they hope to get out of life.
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There's a lot about the character. It doesn't always happen, but there are some characters you really create a relationship with, almost as if they were your friend. And you never get into their heads again or think like them.
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They offered me that film before I did Frida and I said, no, I'm not capable of directing. Then after seeing Julie direct, I was inspired by it. She motivated me to do it, because we don't have role models as woman for directors.
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What is important is to believe in something so strongly that you're never discouraged.
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When it is important for you to say something and you find a vehicle to say it, then go for it. It is so rare when that happens so I think every minute spent fighting for it is always worth it. Even if nothing ends up happening, it's still worth the fight.
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You have to embrace the character for everything that she was, without any judgement, and throw yourself completely, completely into it.
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