It's a source of great sadness to me that my father died without having seen me do anything worthwhile. He was constantly having to make excuses for me.
Perhaps I'm particularly serious, because I'm not unaware of the potential absurdity of what I'm doing.
Being at the centre of a film is a burden one takes on with innocence the first time. Thereafter, you take it on with trepidation.
I was a savage for so many years of my life. There was some seed of determination in me that I was not conscious of. I was mostly consciously getting into trouble and drunk.
England is obsessed with where you came from, and they are determined to keep you in that place, be it in a drawing room or in the gutter.
I like things that make you grit your teeth. I like tucking my chin in and sort of leading into the storm. I like that feeling. I like it a lot.