” This great imperialistic world called the United States has made us believe that an Oscar is the most important thing in the world for an actor. But if you think about it for five minutes you realise it can’t be. “


” Sometimes I say to myself, what are you doing in this absurd job? Why don’t you go to Africa and help people? But I cannot help people, because I am a hypochondriac. “


” I live in Spain. Oscars are something that are on TV Sunday night. Basically, very late at night. You don’t watch, you just read the news after who won or who lost. “


” Awards were made in Hollywood, in whatever the time it was created. They’re to promote each other’s movies. You give me an award, I give you an award and people will believe that we are great movies and they’ll go to see them. It’s still the same. “


” An award doesn’t necessarily make you a better actor. “


” Now, there are so many movies, so many festivals, and so many awards going on, each judged with each other, like your work is worse than others and that’s not fair. How can you tell what’s best and what’s worst from these awards? We’re talking about art. “


” I am always saying, ‘I don’t believe in God, I believe in Al Pacino.’ And that’s true. If I ever get a phone call saying ‘Would you like to work with Al Pacino?’ I would go crazy. “



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This great imperialistic world called the United States has made us believe that an Oscar is the most important thing in the world for an actor. But if you think about it for five minutes you realise it can
Sometimes I say to myself, what are you doing in this absurd job? Why don


I live in Spain. Oscars are something that are on TV Sunday night. Basically, very late at night. You don
Awards were made in Hollywood, in whatever the time it was created. They
An award doesn
Now, there are so many movies, so many festivals, and so many awards going on, each judged with each other, like your work is worse than others and that
I am always saying,
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