"Acting’s hard. If you’re trying to do it properly, it makes you vulnerable. When you’re an actor you have to confront your true feelings every single day. And that’s pretty exhausting. Then you have to go home and make dinner.”
All I ever remember wanting to do, as a kid, was act - nothing else.
In fact, about the only thing, other than acting, that I’d like to do is go live in the woods, build a log cabin at the top of a hill and try and hide away from the modern world.
Helen as she appeared in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night at the Donmar Warehouse, Convent Garden, October 2002.
I’m very independent, creatively, always trying to push myself - and I think that comes from my mother.
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" Film has so much to do with perfection, and how differently you can feel about someone at the beginning of the film, and at the end of the film. ” Emma Thompson (x)
[1/4 Relationships] School Aged Beatrice x Lemony
“I will love you as a thief loves a gallery and as a crow loves a murder, as a cloud loves bats and as a range loves braes. I will love you as misfortune loves orphans, as fire loves innocence and as justice loves to sit and watch while everything goes wrong.
That, Beatrice, is how I will love you even as the world goes on its wicked way.”