” I do build my own backstory as an actor. It’s important to know where your characters have come from in order to know where they’re going – in order to exist in that state of being. “


” It’s particularly important for a young woman to be in control of her image – to a certain extent. I mean, there’s only so much you can do, because people take photos with you and then all of a sudden they pop up all over the place, they’re completely out of context and you have no control over how they’re used. “


” I’ve studied dance since I was very young, and I continue to study ballet. “


” Movement is very important to a character, no matter what period you’re working in. So when it came to playing Emma Jung and lacing up in the corset, it was really not a foreign thing for me. “


” When you’re in a very specific kind of wardrobe, it kind of dictates your movement, it also kind of enables you – or, I guess, disables you – from certain kinds of movement. “


” When you fall in love with favourite movie stars, it’s not because they’re movie stars and unattainable, but because they show you sides of themselves that are extremely personal. “


” You can have a bunch of great actors in a film, but if you don’t have anyone telling a great story, it’s a moot point. “


” When you’re wearing a corset for a long period of time, things that were important to you hours before are no longer important, because doing them exhausts you. “


” Since ‘A Dangerous Method,’ I’ve had meetings with everyone from J.J. Abrams to the producers of ‘Drive.’ And they all have the same thing in common, they say: ‘Wow you worked with Cronenberg.’ He gave me instant film cred. “


” It’s tempting to think, ‘This is silly. I’m an artist. I care about my work, my work is first. I don’t care about what kind of dress I wear… That’s so secondary to me.’ But if you care about your work… then you need to take this part of it just as seriously as you would going into an audition and going into work. “


” I think when you work with really wonderful directors who have a really strong vision, it lets you as an artist set the tone for your own career. “


” I have these surreal moments where I’m like, ‘I’m pregnant with Jake Gyllenhaal’s baby’ and ‘I’m telling Robert Pattinson that he smells of sex.’ But you’re acting, so the focus is on the work. “


” You have to find your projects and track them as they go along that long process of being made. “



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