I treat everyone as equals. I can't work if I'm not having fun, and I can't have fun if not everyone is happy.
Having Fun Everyone
I'm in Stockholm in my office. I just got here after seeing my eighth child on an ultrasound, so I'm in a good mood. It's beautiful: an energetic little skeleton.
Stockholm Got Good Mood
Casting a film, you can have the greatest actors in a film and it doesn't work. It's a combination of all of the elements.
Film You Elements
Even the most despicable person is still a human being.
I love having 30 shots of every scene.
Shots I Love
I never help my kids and I never encourage them and I never give them any advice.
Advice Them Give
Norwegian kids, they grow up well educated in film. So they have a lot of good directors there.
Directors Kids Film
The way I look at humanity, I don't think there's good guys or bad guys. We're all potentially bad and potentially good.
Humanity Bad Guys Bad
I played a heap of snow in a school play. I was under a sheet, and crawled out when spring came. I often say I'll never reach the same artistic level again.
Often Same Play
It takes a long time to make me beautiful, but it goes fast to make me ugly.
Takes Ugly Make
People don't want to read subtitles.
People Read Subtitles
There is no overacting, only untrue acting.