” I guess we’re all lucky to be in this profession where you can be someone else for two or three months on a film shoot. I find it restful. Vachement agreable. “


” It’s quite pretentious, really, isn’t it? The notion the audience is going to be interested in you for an hour and a half. Think too much about that and anxiety takes over. “


” I’m happiest on set because I’m not myself. I’m someone else. The moustache, the dinner jacket. It’s not me. You’re always this sort of double, and it’s liberating. Imagine being stuck with yourself… all those doubts. “


” I don’t want everyone to like me, and I don’t choose who likes me. You have to give them the choice, give them the option. “


” I want to work with a director who becomes my brother, my father, for two months. You give yourself over to that person. “


” I’ve never concerned myself with the labels people want to put on you. What matters to me is my own estimation. “


” This is a universal, unique movie, it has potential to cross barriers. But we never thought about that on set, when we were doing the film. We knew that in making a silent movie, we were doing something a little bit under the wire, a bit interdit. It’s a pastiche, but for the French taste, you would have thought. “


” For you, it’s a silent movie. For us, it’s a talking movie because we had lines on set. There’s a lot of noise on set and music. We spoke in English, in French, in gibberish, but it was very alive. The challenge was tap dancing. “


” I discovered that silent film is almost an advantage. You just have to think of the feeling for it to show. No lines pollute it. It doesn’t take much – a gaze, an eyelash flutter – for the emotion to be vivid. “



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