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A Latin teacher told me I might make a good actress, and that stuck in my memory. I did some modeling, and Polanski gave me that small part.
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A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.
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Angelina is growing in incredible strides and I think she's doing amazingly brave things. She's an amazing young woman. She's very responsible.
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At first I was always cast as the girlfriend. It was a long time before I got to play characters who were people.
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At the time, 1980, people regarded actresses involved with production with a certain amount of fear, resentment and anger.
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Being around people with whom you feel a connection, on many levels, not just a professional one, is very relaxing. Your ears are more open to someone who is not a cantankerous bastard.
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Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades.
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Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.
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From my point of view, not being a good swimmer, and realising that diving and swimming have little to do with each other, it was a memorable experience. We had to do a lot of swimming underwater, and there were long distances to cover from point A to B.
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I am a great lover of art, in many forms: paintings, objets, textiles. I don't have the talent for painting, but I have a very good sense of colour, a love of visual beauty.
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I can feel quite judgmental about a lot of things.
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I can't believe I've been doing it so long. In the last three or four years, I've slowed down. I'm doing only the roles I really want to do.
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I could never have conceived that I would ever get to work in a Truffaut film. It was astonishing to me, and still is. I felt like an old pro, but it was still so unexpected.
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I didn't see a lot of good stuff come out of my parents' marriage, and I haven't seen a lot come out of a lot of marriages.
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I don't come in with any preconceived ideas, and although I will have done some preparation, I can go which way the director wants.
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I don't see Angelina very often. I'm very fond of her.
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I don't watch the television much. I brought along a big pile of books, but I haven't read any of them.
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I felt that I was going home to what I wanted to do in cinema. My inner heart was absolutely comfortable.
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I had a wonderful father, a very attractive man. He was a man who was very much a man. Interpret whatever you want by that.
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I have a certain admiration for a man of a certain type.
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I have always watched the rushes, and have learned more because I have done so, because you can have all manner of ideas in your head, but they have to end up on the screen.
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I have an intense obsession with making films. I not only love to make films, I perhaps need to make films.
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I have had time to deal with some things in my personal life. I just lost a family member, and my family is dwindling fast, which is very sad. But life's about balance, isn't it?
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I have never given up on men easily.
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I have not put my head under water since. I always seem to be around idiots who are likely to jump on top of me. If I feel like swimming, I will do it when no one else is around. I am certainly a better swimmer now than when I filmed The Deep.
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I have watched people who have nothing to do with the film business, but who have become part of the circle for a short period of time. They can be truly devastated when the film wraps and people leave.
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I love being in my garden. I don't plant a lot of exotic flora, but I do spend a lot of time outside doing manual labour.
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I really feel that the talent I have is acting. Freedom and the possibility of play-that is what I like to have.
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I think I am an adult.
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I want to keep my attractiveness as long as I can. It has to do with vitality and energy and interest.
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I wanted to dance. I grew up in a small town about 40 miles outside London, but it was a fairly cosmopolitan household.
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I was always very friendly, but over the years, the projects I got interested in became more consuming on some level, even if they were small. I had to learn to balance.
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I was never any good in the school theatrical productions. I always got a role like the March Hare.
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I was thinking about the danger. I truly wondered whether I would survive the film. But there are sometimes walls to climb, and the more scared you are, sometimes, the better.
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I went to America, and that's where I had a chance to learn how to act, how to behave around a sound stage.
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I went to the premiere of The Detective with Sinatra, and perhaps people jumped to conclusions. He was very protective towards me and never came on to me sexually.
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I work hard, and I tend to play hard. I very seldom rest hard.
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I work very hard at relationships. I've done the thing of being home. I worked all day and came home and did all the stuff a woman is supposed to do, the cooking and the entertaining.
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I would sit there very quietly, because I was usually playing a fairly small part, with very big stars, but it was an incredible opportunity to learn.
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I'd like to get my public image nearer to my reality. People have a lot of misconceptions.
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I'm a perfectionist. I need to be needed. I need to do things for a man. But I don't need to do them as much, these days.
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I'm a very nurturing kind of person and a sort of a homemaker. I'm just interested in things remaining fresh.
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I'm looking for good roles. That's why I produced Rich and Famous myself. I read the script, and I thought it should be made.
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I'm looking to try and find the most creative, loving atmosphere in which to be.
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I'm not saying I wouldn't like to get married. Some part of me would. But I don't believe there is any real security. The point is to have respect.
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I've always loved men.
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I've probably understood men too well. I realise they are predatory by nature, and I have a certain acceptance of the male animal.
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Ideally, couples need three lives; one for him, one for her, and one for them together.
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If you like the work of a director, and you want to join their world, it's a lovely thing to be part of.
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In terms of acting, there's a lot to learn. The bigger culture you have in life, the better actor you'll be. You'll have more to pull on.
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In the early morning, I stand and watch the sun rise behind that tiny little house out there on the spit of land beyond the pier.
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It was very consuming, in terms of the diving. My memory of Bermuda is a mixed one, because I can't remember having a lot of time off.
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It's been unbelievably pleasant. It was just a glorious day. We had lunch under an awning, looking out at the water.
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Living in international hotels, you could be anywhere.
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Marriage has just never interested me.
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Men nowadays welcome having women around, and they don't feel threatened in the same way.
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Most actresses I know are frustrated, but you have to adapt to the reality. I find a small part in something interesting, or find an independent film.
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Mostly, my interests are with people.
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My parents divorced after 28 years of marriage.
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My view is quite simple. When your dog pees on the carpet, you do not give away your dog. You say, This dog is special. I have to teach him not to pee on the carpet. I feel exactly the same way about men. They need to be taught things.
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Not everyone likes watching rushes, but it makes me work harder, and I don't feel I am watching myself, but watching the progression of the character.
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Perhaps you don't get handed the big American productions, but, quite honestly, who would want to be in a lot of them?
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Saturdays were for riding horses. It cost a lot of money to go into London. I was a bit of a loner. I read a lot.
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Some actors believe in discussing everything ad infinitum, and you can see that people get muddled.
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Some directors are very good, but they don't have their own vision. They may be following a studio's view, or the script is not fully embedded in their psyche.
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Sometimes you like the personal adventure implicit in the making of a film, and sometimes you like your part in a film, and sometimes you like the final result.
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Success as a woman has changed me. When I feel like a successful woman as a rounded human being, it feeds my work in a broader way so it becomes more interesting.
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The deeper interior you have, the more you have in your library.
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The different water colours create a powerful effect, and the sky last night was just so beautiful and breathtaking. And the frogs! I love the sound of these little frogs.
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The minute I am back in England, I fall into all of the bad old eating habits.
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The thing about anything in life is you have to get ready for it. Study, learn.
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The whole of England has just changed tremendously. There are positive things in it.
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There are so many ways of judging an experience. I tend to be a gatherer, so I don't reject experiences, I embrace them all.
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There was a whole language to get in touch with to be able to shoot a film underwater. Inadvertently, I almost caused some problems, and we became even more aware, under water, how dependent we were on each other.
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There's a real twist at the end of this movie, and the twist got me when I read the script, so I don't want to give it away for anyone else.
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There's something about being with a group of people who become like family that must be needed in society.
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They said at the time I was doing The Greek Tycoon that I wasn't really doing her. For whatever reason, they kept insisting that this wasn't really her story, and I said, That's absurd.
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This film business, perhaps more so in America than in Europe, has always been about young sexuality. It's not true of theatre, but in America, film audiences are young. It's not an intellectual cinema in America.
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Time seems to stop in certain places.
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To a visitor, it might seem strange to be part of the charged atmosphere of a film for two or three months.
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To be used in a part without depth is a frustrating feeling, when you know you have something to give.
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Truffaut was a filmmaker I loved, and I knew his work well. I didn't know big American productions.
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Unless the proper steps are taken to reach the climax of the story, you don't have much to work with. Watching the rushes helps me, and it stops me getting tics, and repeating myself.
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We all lose our looks eventually. Better develop your character and interest in life.
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When I am working on a movie, all I want to talk about is the movie. All I want to be with are the movie people. It's like a clan. If I'm asked to people's houses for dinner, I hate to go, because they'll talk about other things.
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When I began, I gave myself away to the crew much more fully. I gave away a lot of energy to people, energy which I needed.
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When the director talks too much on the set, and there's too much going on, you can't fully absorb what they want you to do.
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When we come home after working all day, and I have to say goodbye to my friends, I panic.
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When you share work, and you have the opportunity of seeing people you like doing what they do best, and you also interchange socially with them, it's very addictive.
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With directors, I don't get into a lot of discussion. I ask my questions before I go on to the set. Directors are too overwhelmed, and it's better to sort out any problems before you start.
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Working with Candy Bergen was really wonderful.
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You can sometimes learn more working with less talented people, because you learn to survive.
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You need a degree of mutual support to have a happy set, and it is so much more fun when everyone is happy to see each other, and it can be a great joy.
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You need to become a good listener. As you're working, you hear someone else's lines and how you absorb them becomes your acting.
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You really had to pay attention. To keep our spirits up when we had been weeks under water, they would play music like the theme from Kubrick's 2001, A Space Odyssey.
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Your voice is your tool and represents you. It's very important to have a good voice where you can be understood.
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Jacqueline Bisset Events

71st Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel

2014-01-12

BAFTA 2014 awards season tea party held at the Four Seasons Hotel - Arrivals

2014-01-11

Los Angeles premiere of 'Midnight In Paris' held at AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater - Arrivals

2011-05-18

BritWeek's VIP launch reception held at the British Consulate

2011-04-26

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