Find the best quotes by Ralph Fiennes.
There’s a challenge to playing these fantasy figures because they are fantasy figures. You have to enter into this sort of imaginative world of the…
There is a tension in relationships between wanting to return to the womb, but also wanting to be free. Because sometimes the woman’s attentions can…
I was only interested in my scene, and I had to go through thousands and thousands of other scenes. I got my scene and I…
I was grateful to have two weeks to shoot this one scene in Harry Potter. It’s a big, big scene, but they have to deliver.…
I think Shakespeare is like a dialect. If I heard a broad Scots accent, I’d probably struggle at first but then I’d start to look…
I never studied anything about film technique in school. Eventually, I realized that cinema and theater are not so different: from the gut to the…
I couldn’t get as big as a bodybuilder. I tried to put on as much weight in the right places as I could. My weightlifting…
I can’t go and shoot people in the back of the head because It’s a kids’ movie, which is actually quite a good test because…
Being an actor means asking people to look at you. I guess I accept that. But it’s a profession in which the job is to…
And although I’ve been very fortunate in the film work that’s come my way, I need to get back to the stage. If I’m away…
Actors use who they are to be someone else, but I would hate to ever think I’m playing myself. It’s imagining being someone else that…
You’re meant to be playing the distillation of evil, which can be anything.
In the studio system, things are expected of a film. By the first, second, third act, there’s a generic language that comes out of the…
You dread that there will be real problems during filming.
When theater becomes a soothing middle-class thing, when it’s packaged as the Night Out, then that’s the death of it.
When I first filmed things, they were always slightly awkward.
There’s a lot of people who feel there’s a tabloid journalist who had it coming.
The sets were fantastic. The Harry Potter sets are brilliant. You do get transported for a second.
Most films are rooted in a book or a comic strip, but I don’t go out there saying I want to do adaptations.
Kenya doesn’t have much of an infrastructure for hosting a film.
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