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Charlotte Gainsbourg Quotes





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At the beginning it wasn't to do with the work, it was more the experience.
 

Everyone gets the feeling that they know you and they know your life, and I felt really embarrassed by that.
 

Girls can wear jeans, cut their hair short, wear shirts and boots, 'cause it's okay to be a boy, but for a boy to look like a girl is degrading.
 

I couldn't do anything else, I enjoy it so much. But I find it tough.
 

I found it very difficult to explain to someone why you did a film. It's not like having a conversation.
 

I hated seeing myself on screen. I was full of complexes. I hated my face for a very, very long time.
 

I hope I'll consider my next part, having learnt from this one.
 

I still find it hard to push my own limits. I know where my limits are and that I always have to push myself.
 

I thought people would ask me really personal questions because I've shown more of myself, but it's a comedy, and people understand that it's a game we play.
 

I used to hate being recognised.
 

I was putting all those pressures on myself.
 

I wasn't getting the responses I hoped for. You can't protect yourself from other judgments.
 

I went on television and I wouldn't say a word; I feel so stupid when I watch them again.
 

I'm a very shy person towards my intimacy and private life.
 

I'm desperate to work again. I've often had those periods, but two years was the longest.
 

In Franc, you're with the crew, and you have lunch with them. It's more like a family.
 

It's more than a job. It's very personal, so when you're hurt, you're really hurt inside.
 

It's nice that we have all these different films.
 

Letting go of things and not being afraid of being ridiculous or over the top - I think that's the main thing for me to work on.
 

The character is close to me, except that I haven't lived through those situations, so it's not completely me.
 


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