Hospitals are places that you have to stay in for a long time, even if you are a visitor. Time doesn’t seem to pass in the same way in hospitals as it does in other places. Time seems to almost not exist in the same way as it does in other places.
Even though I love my mother, I didn’t want to make an idealized portrait of her. I’m fascinated more by her defects – they are funnier than her other qualities.
Cukor is one of my favorite directors. He was a master at directing women.
All my movies are difficult to classify because they are very eclectic in mixing genres.
After the enormous success of All About my Mother, all the awards and everything, I wanted to start a movie in exactly the same place that I used to be before. I wanted to show that all of the success had not changed my perception.
You can fake your age or mask it, but the passion that moves the characters has to be real.
When you have to get into the character each morning, give it your voice, your face, it was torture.
There’s nothing more human than two people making love.
The film kept me from working as a secretary. It was a real stroke of luck. A miracle.
Psychiatrists don’t solve anything from one day to the next.
My only friends were boys, and I was just one more of them.
My first vocation was dance.
Keep your ears open, your eyes open, grab everything you can, react, and learn!
I’m a small and normal girl, and stories like mine no one likes to tell. Fortunately so, because I wouldn’t like to play myself.
I had to gain weight until I looked like a seal so I could compete with the real whores who played the other roles. I was fat as a barrel.