William Hurt


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    • William Hurt: I'm still not comfortable with all this. I'm not comfortable with walking the red carpet in a tuxedo and seeing all the women with their boobs pushed up and all the men dressed as penguins - particularly when the subject of your film is the nature of violence and humanity. But that's the nature of Cannes. That's the process that we are both dealing with today.

    • William Hurt: Sometimes people call me a success for all the reasons that make me think I'm a failure.

    • William Hurt: (on preparing for a role) You're trying to let yourself be permeated by the issues and the characters of the piece until you are completely blended into it appropriately. And what that would eventually mean is that you would, under the best of circumstances, you would disappear entirely into the subject.

    • William Hurt: (on going to boarding school) I was a little punk, and suddenly I was at school with all the upper-class-kids from [the] East Coast. At that point it was a great shock in my life!

    • William Hurt: All I know is that my best work has come out of being committed and happy.