I made the film in spite of Harvey, not because of Harvey.
The last time I was on a small set would've been probably My Left Foot.
I suppose the place where I live is fairly remote, it would seem remote to some people.
The whole thing of weight, I guess it's because there is a wider fascination we all have with weight.
There must've been some part of me that wanted to make my mark. But there was never a defining moment.
I would wish for any one of my colleagues to have the experience of working with Martin Scorsese once in their lifetime.
Being at the centre of a film is a burden one takes on with innocence the first time. Thereafter, you take it on with trepidation.
The thing about performance, even if it's only an illusion, is that it is a celebration of the fact that we do contain within ourselves infinite possibilities.
You don't merely give over your creativity to making a film-you give over your life In theatre, by contrast, you live these two rather strange lives simultaneously you have no option but to confront the mould on last night's washing-up.
When I've gone back to work, it's always with that sense of inevitability. That may be a complete delusion, but it's the one that I need to get out of bed and go about my business. That sense that I can't avoid this thing. I better just get on with it.