I do believe there's good in all of us, even if it's layered over so thickly.
Cannes is a very strange place. I tried to show up as best I could and to try not to be cynical.
It's been very important for me to follow my gut or my heart, or whichever organ you want to go by.
I see my job as an actor to be as good a channel as I can be. Acting is a gift, and I have respect for it.
When it's working, what acting is really about is getting into the essence of a moment in a creative, joyous way - through whatever frees you up.
I tried to do the commercial thing. But I don't want to keep shoving Twinkies down everyone's throat. People are hungry for something of more substance.
If someone puts up $100 million on a movie, they're gonna be concerned about whether they'll get it back. So they're not gonna make a movie about three girls, you know?
The weird thing about this business - and I'm sure this operates in many other things, but it's very present and acute in this business - is that a lot of people don't realize that they have power. Particularly actors.