Language Is A Virus

Robert Carlyle Quotes

Robert Carlyle Quotes & Quotations
Robert Carlyle
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    Acting is probably the greatest therapy in the world. You can get a lot stuff out of you on the set so you don't have to take it home with you at night. It's the stuff between the lines, the empty space between those lines which is interesting. Robert_CarlyleRobert Carlyle
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    Biologically, I'm lucky - an angular face and dark colouring which shows up well on camera. Robert_CarlyleRobert Carlyle
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    Every actor I think has got their own number of takes that they like, you know. Some actors like to go all day, you know on the one scene and some actors want to take two takes. I personally like four. Robert_CarlyleRobert Carlyle
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    I want to keep audiences off balance, so they don't know who I am or how to take me. If I duck and weave, as Frank Bruno might say, I'll have a longer shelf life. Robert_CarlyleRobert Carlyle
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    I'm in four different films this year, and I have four different accents. I sound different in every film. You have to love a character to play it well, and change in my work is what I want. Robert_CarlyleRobert Carlyle
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    It depends who the director is you know, I mean Ken Loach for instance. I've done up to 32 takes with him. Robert_CarlyleRobert Carlyle
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    The darker the character, the more interesting. Robert_CarlyleRobert Carlyle
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    The script will point you in certain directions and I go the opposite if I can. I try do do one thing and tell a different story with my eyes. I believe what's more interesting is always what's not being said. Robert_CarlyleRobert Carlyle
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    We met in Cracker. I played a maniac fan who murders a policeman and she did my makeup. I thought anyone interested in me looking like that must have genuinely liked me. Robert_CarlyleRobert Carlyle