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    In France I'm very private, I don't like talking about my life, and I imagined that people would think that I'm now an open book.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: people  book 
     
    You don't even need the director's judgement. It's too much.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: judgement 
     
    I hope I'll consider my next part, having learnt from this one.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: hope 
     
    I don't feel I have to share everything.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: shares 
     
    I went on television and I wouldn't say a word; I feel so stupid when I watch them again.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    It's more than a job. It's very personal, so when you're hurt, you're really hurt inside.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: personal  hurt  job 
     
    Everyone gets the feeling that they know you and they know your life, and I felt really embarrassed by that.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    You don't accept your weaknesses the same way that you love the weaknesses of another artist, because when they make mistakes they don't look like weaknesses.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    I would love to be able to do a film. I would love to be able to focus on what excites me in watching actors.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: focus  film 
     
    Wanting to do it was much more powerful than the fright.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: powerful 
     
    I still find it hard to push my own limits. I know where my limits are and that I always have to push myself.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    I don't feel that I've accomplished anything. I feel that it'll be better when I won't care as much, but it's so difficult to let go and accept all the wrong notes.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: care  wrong 
     
    I don't have a career plan. I've never done that. Things happen accidentally and I've been lucky.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: career 
     
    The English was really my mother, it was never me. Being the daughter of my father, I always felt very French.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: father  mother  daughter 
     
    The more you turn down things, the more difficult it becomes to feel that the next one will be right.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: right 
     
    I like to play roles different from myself so I can hide behind them.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    I hope one day I will be able to be completely myself. Maybe I'll be wilder.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: hope 
     
    It's nice that we have all these different films.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: film 
     
    Before I started touring, I worked with someone to help me, even physically, because I was so shy. And you can't be shy going onstage. So I had to push myself in a direction that wasn't myself.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: help 
     
    I thought people would ask me really personal questions because I've shown more of myself, but it's a comedy, and people understand that it's a game we play.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    I was very well paid for my age, and I could make choices, decide not to do a film for six months and wait until I'd get the right thing. Which made me quite a coward.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: choice  age  right  film 
     
    There's always this thing of wanting to be elsewhere.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    I love being a beginner. It can be a terrible feeling because you're ashamed of everything you do, but it's so exciting at the same time.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: time 
     
    You think that being a girl is degrading, but secretly, you'd love to know what it's like, wouldn't you?
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: girls 
     
    Even moving around onstage seemed very artificial. But at the same time you have to make that effort in order to get back to who you are and even accept not moving, if that's who you are.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: time 
     
    Each time I changed, it was as if, on purpose, I didn't want anyone to know too much about me, which of course now I regret, because I closed myself to everything. But it was my way of dealing with things.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: time  regret 
     
    I was very attached to my family when my father died. I was 19. I was about to go live with my father right when he died, so it was very intense.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: live  right  father 
     
    The problem with me in doing things simply is that I feel I'm not enough. It's all very embarrassing.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: problem 
     
    I came to understand that people come and see you because they like you. They don't come to throw things at you.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: people 
     
    I thought people wouldn't take me seriously if too much acting was involved in the singing. But now I love the idea of mixing everything together.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: people  thoughts  ideas 
     
    In France, you're with the crew, and you have lunch with them. It's more like a family.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    The more sincere I could be, the better it would be for the film.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: film 
     
    There were always questions about my parents; I got so fed up with that.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: questions 
     
    I haven't found a comfortable place onstage. I'm sure it doesn't have to be comfortable, but I'm very nervous, so I don't enjoy myself.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    The character is close to me, except that I haven't lived through those situations, so it's not completely me.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: character 
     
    When you love someone, you don't want them to suffer at all.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    Style for me is a casual way of putting something on. It's not thought out but needs to suit your way of life. Now I like wearing the same sweater over and over again, then taking it off when it's smelly.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: thoughts 
     
    I didn't go to acting school, so it was great to be able to rehearse for a month or two, to workshop, and be with a director who even gave me acting exercises.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: school  exercise 
     
    Letting go of things and not being afraid of being ridiculous or over the top - I think that's the main thing for me to work on.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: work  afraid 
     
    I'm desperate to work again. I've often had those periods, but two years was the longest.
    — Charlotte Gainsbourg
    tags: work  year 
     
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