Albert Finney Quotes


38 Albert Finney quotes:



"You offer things up, I suppose, and he probably gently maybe changes it a little bit one way or another, but you don't feel directive as it were."
"You're less likely to get the part, many parts, if you're playing people your age as opposed to people who are younger. There are fewer parts around."
"All we did in Alabama was have a read through with the script, but there was, 'No, well, it needs more. You've got to do this, Albert. You've got to do that, Jessica.' It didn't feel like that at all."
"It was great to do and it's exciting to do those things. That's another thing, that one enjoys the game."
"My dad was great. He was very droll, very dry."
"There might've been wires, but I have this ability to make myself light. Well you know what, in ballet, when you kind of lift yourself here, it's all up in the head."
"We meet before the movie and she gives you charts with sounds on them and makes a tape of examples. While they are setting up the scene, I go with her to the trailer and we go through the scene and correct the speech."
"We're given the springboard of the text, a plane ticket, told to report to Alabama, and there's a group of people all ready to make a film and it's a marvelous life."
"When I read the script, I liked the script very much and I thought it was a marvelous part for her, because I think it is a change of pace. I mean, we know how wonderful she is in romantic comedy."
"I don't plan on digging that stuff up that I've kept down with my feet. Why would I want to dig it all up and examine it like an archaeologist?"
"I don't think that we necessarily lie. I mean, we make our living by pretending that we're someone else. I don't tell tall tales. I always tell the truth."
"I was in London. It's a long way to go for a very long party, sitting there for six hours not having a cigarette or a drink. It's a waste of time."
"No, she is right up there with the best I've worked with. I was very impressed with her, I really was."
"Well, I've always thought that my career was in England, really. I used to do more in the theatre, and I felt that I should be there. It's not far is it? It's amazing the way that special FX have taken a quantum leap in what they're capable of doing."
"I mean, I did a film, a musical of 'Scrooge', in '70, and the tricks were done by flat clothes and mirrors. I hope that the day will come when we don't have to turn up at all."
"Within two weeks of working with her, I realized how good she was for the role because she was absolutely with it and she has got terrific instincts, I think, as an artist, too."
"You are with a new set of people, you are in a new location, there is always something new about it. I still enjoy that. It's still good fun."
"You just feel comfortable with him, and he certainly makes sure that you're comfortable. He makes sure that you feel good and that you're happy with what you're doing."



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