Zoe Cassavetes Quotes.
The pressure for an actress to look good and be skeletally thin is insane and unrealistic and it’s a subject I’ve been fascinated by.
I wouldn’t say that I was an actress. I tried to be an actress. I really didn’t have the gift.
In a way I’m lucky because when people suggest I won’t be able to do something I have no choice but to show them they are wrong. If I say I’m doing it, I’m doing it. No matter how hard it is.
I’m pretty sure a lot of directors would be thrilled to cast age appropriate roles. I am.
It was fun to create characters who had truth to them but were also made up so as not to completely offend!
Actresses feel immense pressure to keep up. Nobody wants someone who doesn’t know how to market themselves.
I love when I’m writing and I’m cringing because I know I’m doing something right.
There is another movie I love that always sticks with me and influenced me called “Frankie” starring Diane Kruger as a model past her prime trying to make it work and going crazy from how she is treated.
Work very very hard. This business is no joke. Make sure you know what you want or you might be taking someone else’s view instead of your own.
I will watch a ton of movies while I’m writing for inspiration. “Postcards from the Edge” was one. I love the mother-daughter relationship and all the hard humiliating stuff she has to go through. Or thinks she has to go through.
I work hard and support myself.
When you create, it comes from this deep part of you, and your job is you, and so when you don’t get heard it can feel bad and frustrating and you have to somehow keep the confidence up.