I suppose I have a highly developed capacity for self-delusion, so it’s no problem for me to believe that I’m somebody else.
You don’t merely give over your creativity to making a film—you give over your life! In theatre, by contrast, you live these two rather strange lives simultaneously; you have no option but to confront the mould on last night’s washing-up.
Topics: Acting, Actors
Being at the center of a film is a burden one takes on with innocence—the first time. Thereafter, you take it on with trepidation.
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