CHARLIZE THERON QUOTES
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And doing a film in that period, and having to really
celebrate what they wore back then, how they sat and how
they spoke. You know, what the etiquette was back then for a
lady. All of those things are like putting on a wig and
transforming yourself, which I love.
And I do think that earlier in my career, I did make a very
conscious decision to make sure that I was doing work that
wasn't necessarily given to me, and that people didn't
necessarily think that I would be able to do.
And I was victim to that very early in my career, where I
would go into auditions, and I'd be wearing a big T shirt, a
big baggy T shirt and loose jeans. You know, to try and show
people that there was more to me than just that.
At least I know that one film-maker in my career has had the
initiative to come to me and thought of me as being capable
of doing interesting and complicated work, and so I have a
new-found belief that other film-makers will see me in a
different way, the way that Patty did.
At the end, the realization is that she had to get to a
place in her life where she could drop her guard and make
peace with the fact that whether she had a small amount of
time, that she had to kind of live it completely through,
instead of living by the rules.
Countries and states which have capital punishment have a
much higher rate of murder and crime than countries that do
not, so that makes sense to me, and the moral question - I
struggle with it morally.
Hey, I'm a girl, and we like to play dress-up.
I am human, and, yeah, I have very bad days.
I do not think that condemning people who murder and killing
them necessarily sends out the right message.
I grew up on Bette Davis movies, and Marlene Dietrich,
I guess because I pay so much attention to the physical part
of the character, I don't look upon it as like Charlize
Theron up there. I don't think of them as like Charlize
I guess there are very few actors that I've worked with that
I would like to work with again. You never think you'll have
that chance and, if we didn't do Italian Job together, there
wouldn't be another one that could be right.
I had called her up a couple of weeks before then, because I
had heard this vicious rumour that she did not like the
movie. It was very upsetting for me. I am very sensitive to
that, because I am portraying her life and did not want her
to be unhappy.
I have been working a lot, and I like it. And you know, it's
hard for me not to. I guess I've been working a lot because
I get to play with brilliant people.
I have very talented people dress me and put my makeup on,
stuff like that. But I do love that look, and I think it's
maybe because I grew up on that old glamour.
I like what I do, and I'm very fortunate now to be in a very
nice place. Which is that I don't have to work anymore. So
the work that I do now is purely because I really want to.
I mean I tried to transform myself through characters
throughout my career.
I mean, I'm new but I've always been very interested in film
making process and I've been lucky enough to work with film
makers in my past that have been very encouraging to let me
hang around. I get so emotionally vested - that the producer
part of me was natural.
I only worked on Men of Honor for three weeks, but I walked
away with so much. Because Bob is the kind of actor who
gives you the opportunity to really go there. And we really
had to go there. I mean, we were both playing drunks.
I think in life we want to challenge ourselves.
I think of myself as a highly sexual creature.
I think today women are very scared to celebrate themselves,
because then they just get labeled.
I'd love to get pajamas. Good, nice and warm flannel ones.
I'm happy for people who want to get married. It's not my
If I don't like seeing myself on the screen, I think when I
start seeing that, that's when I think I'll stop.
If they ever do my life story, whoever plays me needs lots
of hair color and high heels.
So how critics will perceive your film or your work, or
whether your movie is going to make $100 million at the box
office, or whether you are going to be winning any awards -
well, you have no control over that.
So I did that for a long time in my career, and I waited for
parts to play myself just physically down a little bit. But
I do feel like I'm at a place in my career now where I don't
necessarily fret about that too much anymore.
Something I learned very early on in my career is that there
are a lot of things that you do not have any power over.
There's only so much you can do, but if somebody doesn't
give you a chance there is nothing you can do.
They really stay just characters to me. I look at them, and
I don't see always the same person up there. And hopefully,
people will see that too. Because it's very easy to bore
people, and that's a killer. So hopefully that won't happen.
When they watch a movie and they know that you're in a
relationship, you just kind of watch that constantly.
Yet there's a hunger in me still. I'm like only beginning. I
feel like I still have so much to learn.
You always have this fear in a movie of just being
You can never get to a place of comfort in this business. As
soon as you hit that little cushy spot, somebody's gonna
kick you out. So I have a constant need to do it better.