Every actor has an obsession with their hair. You can see it on set, and you start to realize it’s completely silly. I can be very obsessed by my hair, but all these hours spent trying to style it are useless, because ultimately, you can’t change your haircut. It’s all the same.
I hope each day to have done 10 seconds of good work that they can use in the film. And I’m always afraid I didn’t get those 10 seconds.
I like being surrounded by students and intellectuals.
I like to be able to understand the feeling of the director, that a film corresponds to something in his life. Otherwise, it doesn’t interest me much.
I think the moment I discovered I definitely wanted to act was when I saw a play alone by myself when I was fourteen. Maybe it was a Moliere play? I discovered the atmosphere of the theater, and I knew I wanted to be an actor.
I wanted to be a lawyer. I love that job; I don’t know why.
I’m interested in existential films: I love movies that console you in the same way that a person consoles a weeping child.
I’m not a singer, so I reproduce a little bit what I see on television and what I listen to on the radio. I don’t have self-control, really, so I didn’t want to sing like Mariah Carey.
I’m not usually comfortable to talk about things I haven’t done yet.
In France, I would like to worth with Patrice Chereau, who made ‘Queen Margot.’
It’s true I have a hard time with the notion of creating a character. And I feel it’s a limit. I’m always really impressed by actors who are able to construct a character, like Johnny Depp.
My grandfather criticized me thousands of times, and he gave me a compliment once.
Some people choose their style at the age of 14, but I changed mine all the time.
The separation of a childless couple is dramatic, but the separation of a couple with children is always tragic.
To make a movie is very stressful, especially when you work with your father. You want to think the movie is good. Even when I don’t work with my father, I want it to be good.
When I was 13 years old, I was dressing in a rap style. And then I changed schools, and the rap style became old-fashioned, so I changed it completely.