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.
I Spring Level
It takes a long time to make me beautiful, but it goes fast to make me ugly.
Goes Fast Beautiful
People don't want to read subtitles.
There is no overacting, only untrue acting.
One of the beauties of 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' is the very delicate and strange relationship between the two main characters.
Dragon Main Relationship
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.
Treat Having Fun Work
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.
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.
Even the most despicable person is still a human being.
Most Despicable Person
I love having 30 shots of every scene.
Scene Having I Love
I never help my kids and I never encourage them and I never give them any advice.
Them Kids Encourage
Norwegian kids, they grow up well educated in film. So they have a lot of good directors there.
Up Grow Up Film