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Vincent Cassel Quotes

I have learned that acting is not about beauty.
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The minute I started being recognised, I became much more discreet.

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Vincent Cassel Quotes: The minute your parents die you stop
The minute your parents die, you stop fighting them. I realized the more I changed my face for films, the more I looked like him. I always liked to disguise myself because I was trying to run away from his image. But all that is not worth it.

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Cinema is entertainment, and people go to the movies because they want to feel good and forget about everything.

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You can't escape from what you are.

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When you see violence in movies in general, it's very quick and painless, which isn't what it's like.

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Vincent Cassel Quotes: Im an actor thats what i do every day
I'm an actor, that's what I do every day. Dressing up is part of my job. But whatever you wear you should always be yourself: never go totally with the fashion but use what there is available to be an individual.

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There is this idea that it's very different from the French point of view to work in America blah, blah, blah. But I think it's different from one person to the other, not from one country to the other.

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My father is best known for his light comedies, and I'm best known for crazy bad guys with short tempers.

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I'm producing more, but I think to direct, one has to have a burning desire, and that's not me. I'd rather do something else.

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Vincent Cassel Quotes: People look up to jacques mesrine as if
People look up to Jacques Mesrine as if he were a Robin Hood, stealing from the rich, but he never gave anything back to anybody.

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I didn't have many girlfriends in my youth. I was an active young man, jumping from one girl to the next, but never with anyone for more than three or four months.

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I'm more attracted to the bad guys. Why? Because in real life, I don't know any good guys. I know okay guys. I know polite guys. I know people who can control themselves.

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I don't really shop any more. I only do it when I have to. I think it is very overrated.

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I have learned that acting is not about beauty.

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I used to be more self-conscious about style because when you're younger, you want to exist, you want to show everything you do.

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Vincent Cassel Quotes: I wear a lot of wigs as jacques mesrine
I wear a lot of wigs as Jacques Mesrine. He'd wear multiple wigs and take them off one at a time to rob three banks in one hour.

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I'm a little angry in life.

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To work with somebody you love makes filming faster, more fun.

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I come from an acting family, my father was an actor, and I had to fight my way and just create my own identity.

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Vincent Cassel Quotes: I love french style from the thirties
I love French style from the Thirties and Forties. French movie stars like Jean Gabin and Yves Montand had so much natural, effortless style.

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I think I'm actually more vulnerable than people imagine.

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I ran away from three different boarding schools before joining a circus school, and eventually I became an actor. The only thing I learned at boarding school was never to send my child to one.

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And now I have a big house, nice clothes and I travel in first class and I love it, so maybe it's time to enjoy being a star.

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I always had the sense of being in the spotlight, being on stage, being looked at.

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Vincent Cassel Quotes: I really enjoy being an actor
I really enjoy being an actor!

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I was thinking of going to London drama schools or to New York, because France didn't accommodate the things I wanted to do in film.

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I've always loved the idea of changing myself, wearing costumes and disguises. It takes you back to being a kid, to dressing up.

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They say the day you lose your parents, you start to look like them.

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Vincent Cassel Quotes: Cronenbergs a lot of fun and that a lot
Cronenberg's a lot of fun, and that a lot of people don't know watching his movies. He doesn't take himself seriously. He's still reinventing himself.

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I don't think France is a racist country, I really don't, but we do still have many problems with our immigrant past, and there's a shame that goes with that, that works both ways, in the host and in the post-immigrant generation.

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When eventually I started to act a bit more, I realised that circus school had taught me something that a lot of actors my age didn't have: physicality. They didn't know how to move. Acting is not all about talking. There is something animalistic about it.

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I feel like the so-called bad guys are never totally bad. I guess it's the closest thing I can do to reality: people act nice but nobody really is nice. We all have to balance that with something dark.

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The idea of telling a story in reverse destabilises your ordinary moral reactions. That's one of the points of art - to challenge your preconceptions.

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Perfection is not just about control, it is also about letting go.

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Vincent Cassel Quotes: Good guys need to be a little dirty
Good guys need to be a little dirty otherwise they're just boring.

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I think American audiences like gangster movies. It's part of the culture.

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When somebody is talking to you about something terrible on set with lines, and you believe what he says, sometimes it gives a strange vibe, because you wonder when that person is talking if he's talking about something that really happened to him and he's using the character.

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People pretend to be nice, people pretend to be smooth, and polite and everything, but this is only an appearance, because the way we're built as human beings is only in paradox and contradictions.

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Vincent Cassel Quotes: Its now or never this is simple to say
It's now or never. This is simple to say, but then to live like that is not easy at all, I'm sorry. You have to be aware enough so that you can see situations as they pass in front of you and be able to catch the instant, whatever it is. Many times, you just don't see the moment when you were yawning and then it's too late.

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I wanted to be an actor to act, and now, being an actor, you have to dress up, you have to be nice, you have to be smart, you have to be sexy, you have to be ready.

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I really like romantic comedies and light movies and everything but I think - I don't know where it comes from - but when you're doing violent movies, you're closer to reality.

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Vincent Cassel Quotes: The only person standing in your way is
The only person standing in your way is you.

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Women? I'm still working on the subject. I haven't finished my studies. I would say I'm so happy that they're around. This is the salt and pepper of life. This is what makes me wake up in the morning - even more than work, really.

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Yes. The way people behave, the paradoxes, the contradictions. All these things we have to live with and still pretend that everything is only black or white. That, I think, is the most interesting thing in human nature. The fact that we have to do one thing and pretend something else. That's when it becomes very interesting. If you can literally speak the way you feel, then it's not interesting anymore. It's when you have to lie that it becomes interesting.

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I think life is short, and you can't spend time doing things just to be on set to reassure yourself that people are not going to forget about you.

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If the guy behind the camera is not good, the pictures are bad. It's still you, and it's the same lines and everything, but it doesn't work.

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Neither of us are workaholics. I think the key thing is to accept that if you only exist through what you do, then you become what you do, and this is very wrong.

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Vincent Cassel Quotes: Its always interesting to see a director
It's always interesting to see a director trying different things, and on top of it, doing it right each and almost every time.

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Blood, especially fake, and guns, this is bullshit. It works in the movie, but on set it doesn't work for me.

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