Famous Quotes By Catherine Deneuve


  1. A woman has to be intelligent, have charm, a sense of humor, and be kind. It's the same qualities I require from a man.
  2. Acting is also working with people who invite you into their dreams and trust you with their innermost being.
  3. All women who kill or have sexual obsessions or who are prostitutes have trouble with their fathers.
  4. Cinema is still a very young art form with extraordinary techniques and very impressive special effects but sometimes it seems the soul has been taken out of things.
  5. Even if there are a lot women in films, there are few who are lesbians, that people know about.
  6. Film is a very young art that is still evolving. Soon, we shall reach a balance between content and technology.
  7. I admire directors so much, I find them incredible: they manage such a huge number of people of different characters, think of the money involved.
  8. I cannot imagine having a physical relationship with a woman. I have not done that. But I really love women.
  9. I don't see any reason for marriage when there is divorce.
  10. I go to the movies a lot, and I regret when I see some actor that I used to like, to find them offering no more surprises.
  11. I have no physical courage, I've asked for a double.
  12. I like being famous when it's convenient for me and completely anonymous when it's not.
  13. I live very normally, I go out with my friends, we go to the movies, I queue, we go to restaurants.
  14. I love to not work. I like to travel. I work maybe half the year, no more.
  15. I love vampire stories. That's why I did the movie. Women especially were taken with that movie-even more so when it came out on video.
  16. I would have liked maybe to be in architecture or painting, something connected to the fine arts.
  17. I'm not an admirer of action movies. I just think, Oh my God, it must be so tiring.
  18. It has been very erotic and provocative for people to wonder about my feelings for women.
  19. It's always difficult to play a scene of physical violence because you're always afraid that you don't know your own strength and might hurt someone.
  20. Love is suffering. One side always loves more.
  21. Marriage is obsolete and a trap.
  22. Mississippi Mermaid was a very special experience because we only had the dialogues for the scenes we were shooting the night before.
  23. That's what I like about film-it can be bizarre, classic, normal, romantic. Cinema is to me the most versatile thing.
  24. There are relatively few role models for young people. We are in a society that is ruled by men.

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