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Crimes of Passion, which is one of the best films I've done, will live strongly in my resume, even though it didn't do well.
Get more women producers, writers, directors. Why should we expect men to do it for us? They can't.
I always thought the point was to have a bigger life, to meet more people. So I don't understand Hollywood.
I am certainly a liberal.
I had a great deal of pressure to move to LA after Romancing the Stone came out and I'd become very popular. But people came to me anyway.
I have health. I have a wonderful support system. I have the admiration of millions of strangers, which I do not underestimate.
I have no desire to play most of the roles being offered.
I never took to Hollywood.
I think Europeans have enough tradition and respect for the experience and body of work of an actress that they don't sell out to the new ones.
I want people to like me. They don't have to always like my characters, you understand.
I'm not very active politically. The causes I work on offer immediate, practical, accessible help, and politics has never meant that to me.
I'm very practical. What I'm reaching for is individualism for women.
My husband says I can do anything I put my mind to, but the truth i, the only thing I want to do is act.
What makes me angry? The education of children. How in God's name can you expect to have a functioning society the way we teach our kids?
Women are responsible for creating their own roles.
As I traveled from one country to another, no one knew anything about me. So I could be anybody, I could speak as I wished, act as I wished, dress as I wished.
I figured as I got older, the good roles for women would be in the theatre. So 15 years ago I started building a Broadway career to try and develop the chops to be accepted as a great theatrical actress.
I never feel more alive than when I'm on stage. On film you feel chopped up, you can be acting from the neck up, or the hand, there is a lot of close up.
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