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I love to be surprised.
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I love Saturday nights with my best friend and a big bowl of pasta, wanting a good scare, something that will say, 'Listen, your life is not as bad as this. Your life can be so much worse.'
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I look for struggle in the roles I choose - struggle and perseverance.
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I just hate one-dimensional portrayals of religion; it's too cheap and easy to do, and ignores the nuances that go into having a belief system.
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I just can't feel lukewarm about a character. I either despise her, admire her, or don't understand her and want to understand her.
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I have the best husband a wife could possibly have. He's the best father my children could have.
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I have tender, romantic associations with upstate New York.
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I hate being manipulated by song. Don't tell me what I should be feeling. I don't want cellos or violins to be telling me that I should be bawling right now.
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I grew up in a Ukrainian Catholic-turned-Christian household, and that is my family's faith.
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I don't necessarily need Hollywood.
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I don't have a caustic sense of humor. What I find funny, that humor comes from a much gentler place.
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I didn't grow up watching film but as a Ukrainian-American, music and stories and dance are crucial.
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I come from a massive family, and the youngest is twenty something years younger than I am, so I grew up with children.
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I chase after inspiring stories.
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I can't get my knickers in a twist about my age and ageing in an industry that caters to the ids of 14-year-olds.
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I am drawn to intimate, often uncomfortable portraits of a woman persevering and awakening.
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Honestly, I think a good film is spiritual, regardless of whether its subject is faith.
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Faith is important to me.
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Editing yourself is like an irksome coin toss. You've got to strip yourself of super ego and operate from the id. Maybe I've got my Freud mixed up. It's just hard to trade a beauty shot for the performance with truth and a brightly lit zit.
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Editing is not a part of the filmmaking process I've ever been privy to as an actress.
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Doubt is the middle position between knowledge and ignorance. It encompasses cynicism but also genuine questioning.
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Do I pray? Yes. Prayer is very important to me.
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As an actor, you're sort of the court-appointed lawyer for the character.
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Am I ambitious? I used to be afraid of that word but now I think ambition is a good thing.
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It's terrifying to be the lead. There's a moment of excitement, and then pure terror.
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I really don't feel a need to be famous. But I do feel a need to make a difference, to shed light on human emotion through acting.
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There are some times when I think acting can be a noble profession.
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I'm not in this for the achievement. I'm in it for the illumination. That's how I choose my roles, that's how I attract roles -- it's a very spiritual process for me. And it's the only way I can continue, and stay interested. The acting ... it's really a vocation.
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What happened is that I ended up getting benched in soccer in high school so I tried out for the school play and I got the lead role. Then I just stuck with it.
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My dad is someone who feels the breath of God on his face. He's tapping into something that I have yet to tap into - and yearn to.
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I'm not an attention seeker; I wasn't looking for fame and fortune. I wasn't sure while I was at college. But I found I was really comfortable taking on a different personality. It saved me from myself, in a way.
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My parents are very sensible and grounded, they take it with a pinch of salt. You know, I'm one of seven and they want success for all their children. They're proud but they're even more proud now that I've given them grandchildren.
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I'm really serious about boxing these days. Boxing is a great way for me to get out of my head and get out of my heart and just like sweat it out, honestly. I'm very serious about it. If I didn't have the insurance, I would honestly start sparring and start competing in boxing, because I'm that serious and love it. It's a huge passion of mine.
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The biggest research of all when I do a character is self-examination. You look at yourself and you ask, 'How am I similar to this person and how am I different?'
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It's a very different thing, religion and faith. Religion is man-made, it's man-regulated. And faith, you can define God as you wish. But I think they're two different things.
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In the quiet moments, the discoveries are made.
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Do I pray? Yes. Prayer is very important to me.
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I think that films about faith made for faith-based communities have a certain tactic.
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I'm from the school of, 'if you want more, you have to require more from yourself.'
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I'm just someone who marvels at God.
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I've played a lot of mothers in my movies.
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There's no wrong way to experience a film.
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We take a lot for granted as second wave feminists, what our mothers and aunts did for us.
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I, for one, am tired of seeing movies about men damaging each other.
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I think all religions can agree on certain definitions of God and concepts of God, like God being the god of love, the great 'I am' energy.
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Vera Farmiga Events

The Judge - Photocall at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)

2014-09-04

The Judge Premiere - The 39th Toronto International Film Festival at the Roy Thomson Hall

2014-09-05

San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 - 'Bates Motel' - Press Room

2014-07-25

The 68th Annual Tony Awards held at Radio City Music Hall

2014-06-08

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