” I’m drawn to stories about ordinary people who get tangled up in an extraordinary event or idea or emotion. I’m not saying I don’t love films about super-people or super-doctors, but my preference is for stories about how we get through this life, what it is to be human, because I’m always struggling with it myself. “


” My life is not nuts. I hardly ever watch television, I don’t go out very much, so I don’t really know what’s going on. “


” I’ve told lots of lies in my life. I try not to lie, but I still do. It’s very difficult to get to 37 and not be ashamed of something you’ve done. But I think your life is easier, ultimately, if you’re honest. “


” I am rather partial to Shakespeare, though I haven’t done loads. But when it’s done right, there’s nothing like it. There are layers upon layers upon layers, and you unpack new things constantly. I don’t know how he knew so many things – about the world, about women, about human nature, life, death, our fears and hopes. “


” I listen much better when I’m acting than I do in real life. “



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