Eric Bana Quotes
It's always been my hope, as an actor, to reveal only what is relevant about myself to the work.
If you're lucky enough to be involved in a film that's about something very real and that you hope will continue to hold up in 20 years' time it just gives you more energy and makes it feel all the more worthwhile.
I've worked with some of the great cinematographers. So I'm always watching what they do and I'm watching how the director composes his shots, just because I find it interesting as an actor; you're trying to help them out as well.
The Israeli accent wasn't one that I was overly familiar with so had to learn from scratch but I was very fortunate I had the right amount of time.
I think the beauty of working with young people is they remind you of the spirit of acting and it's just a big play.
The only thing that may make me different from other people is I have passionate interests outside of work.
I wasn't going to be a college kid. The only subject I was interested in was English. I think I had a subconscious interest in analyzing story.
As an actor I've been attracted to the sort of films that I want to go and see. That tends to usually be drama-related.
I think love can come fairly easily and grow - but really liking the core essence of someone is a much harder thing to bottle. If you have both, you're in pretty good shape.
I look my best when I take my helmet off after a long motorcycle ride. I have a glow and a bit of helmet hair.
I hate being clean-shaven. My daughter gets very upset if I shave and says, 'Bring back the spikes, Dad.'
If you can jump up onstage and make people laugh, shouldn't you also be able to inhabit a character?
Each time you go to the same track you know whether you're improving or whether you're not... it's not open to interpretation. It's measurable - unlike acting.
It's always bitterly disappointing to people to see how normally one can live.
I deliberately fly in and out of LA for as small a time as humanly possible.
When I shoot I'll take my family with me - one movie a year and then the rest of the time at home.
I guess subconsciously that all the great people you work with have an influence on you.
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