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Every actor has to find space ...

Every actor has to find space where they are free, in order to do good work.

Maggie Gyllenhaal 77 quotes

If you're going to play a hook...

If you're going to play a hooker in a movie, the movie has to have the perspective, of course, that it isn't such a great thing. Probably the only way to really play a hooker well is to believe you're doing something that's good. But at the same time, the movie can't have that point of view.

Maggie Gyllenhaal 77 quotes

I'm playing somebody who is a ...

I'm playing somebody who is a recovering drug addict who got out of prison. It takes place in 2 weeks-the 1st 2 weeks I'm out of prison.

Maggie Gyllenhaal 77 quotes

Sometimes I'll read things in ...

Sometimes I'll read things in the script and think, 'That's not how humans behave,' or 'I don't understand how to do that role and make it seem like I'm not some kind of strange alien or on a sitcom.' I don't get it, and when I feel that way, I have to listen to my instinct. My initial instinct does lead me in a direction that I can trust.

Maggie Gyllenhaal 77 quotes

Some people would say you need...

Some people would say you need what you need to work, but I need very little to work, because I learned how to make movies on tiny movies. It's all kind of easy for me.

Maggie Gyllenhaal 77 quotes

I don't think there are that m...

I don't think there are that many parts I could say unequivocally 'I would not play that,' but there's lots of parts I read and I think, 'I don't really want to do that. I don't really think that's how women act.'

Maggie Gyllenhaal 77 quotes

Being a mother has absolutely ...

Being a mother has absolutely forced me. You have to write things down and have systems for all of it. And then you set up systems and you realize they don't work.

Maggie Gyllenhaal 77 quotes

A lot of actresses are doing i...

A lot of actresses are doing incredible work right now, playing real women, complicated women. I don't feel despairing at all. And I'm more looking with hope for something fascinating.

Maggie Gyllenhaal 77 quotes

I want to have some effect on ...

I want to have some effect on the way the world works in whatever way I can, and I also want to have the power to help get the movies that I think are important made.

Maggie Gyllenhaal 77 quotes

A big part of being an actress...

A big part of being an actress specifically is feeling entitled to your artistic opinion, feeling that it means something, and being able to stand by it.

Maggie Gyllenhaal 77 quotes

I didn't think at all about my...

I didn't think at all about my body until after I stopped nursing. When I was nursing, my body was my daughter's, I didn't even think about it. Then I finished nursing, and I was kind of like 'Oh, huh, wow, my body's so different.'

Maggie Gyllenhaal 77 quotes

Sometimes things go really wel...

Sometimes things go really well, and sometimes they don't, and it's not ultimately the most important thing.

Maggie Gyllenhaal 77 quotes

I don't feel that way now. I d...

I don't feel that way now. I don't want to make movies for the 10 people who feel exactly the same way about the world that I do. I want to make movies that many, many people see, and I want to say something that I believe is important in a way that people who don't agree with me can hear. And that involves making different kinds of choices, but it's not like a compromise that I'm making. It's that something else interests me, something else is appealing to me.

Maggie Gyllenhaal 77 quotes

Mainstream Hollywood makes a f...

Mainstream Hollywood makes a few good movies a year. And in order to be in one of those, you have to be one of five people. Hollywood makes many bad movies too, which I'm not interested in being a part of. But there are only a few good independent movies a year, and many, many bad ones. I want to be in good movies, and I want people to see them.

Maggie Gyllenhaal 77 quotes

Honestly, I'm always aware of ...

Honestly, I'm always aware of the political implications of the movies that I make.

Maggie Gyllenhaal 77 quotes

I think sex is very interestin...

I think sex is very interesting for most people, but I'm interested in sex as a way of communication, I'm not that interested in the fantasy version of a sex scene.

Maggie Gyllenhaal 77 quotes

Acting is really important to ...

Acting is really important to me, so I think it would be really hard for me to do something I didn't believe in.

Maggie Gyllenhaal 77 quotes

I think most human beings, eve...

I think most human beings, even if you're in a situation that's constricting or complicated or hard, they try to survive.

Maggie Gyllenhaal 77 quotes

I would like to do a big movie...

I would like to do a big movie that many, many people see but I just know I would be miserable if it didn't have something to it.

Maggie Gyllenhaal 77 quotes

I would like to have a home in...

I would like to have a home in the country that I could go to. First in this country and the other in the Mediterranean.

Maggie Gyllenhaal 77 quotes

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