Sean Penn Quotes

Sean Penn Quotes: I just want real creative freedom without worrying about, you know, car payments.
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Sean Penn Quote: I had a house burn down once, and everything in life burned except my family, and it was so liberating. I didn't have a bad moment about it. It sort of reinvigorated my interest in a lot of things. I wonder if there should be some kind of anarchy.
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Quotes about Sean Penn: Sense of self, and the way one shares it, is perhaps the most valuable and poetic gift in the arsenal of one's life and craft.
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Quote about Sean Penn: Haiti, like any place, has its security problems; it has a great challenge in terms of establishing a kind of globally acceptable rule of law.
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Sean Penn Sayings: I can tell you that my contribution based on my interpretation of the book is unchanged. The other things, in terms of doing the research and following the trail of it, were probably pretty similar to what I would have done then. I think that what makes me celebrate that it took the 10 years is the various other people and contributors that I ended up having on board.
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Sean Penn Saying: The major studios are by and large banks, and they give you what is by and large a loan to make a movie. Like banks, they want their money back plus.
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Sayings about Sean Penn: Jon Krakauer had documented it very accurately and very well but this kid made a real impression on people, and likewise they on him. To talk to them was very moving in many cases because they talk about him like they saw him yesterday. In most cases they knew this kid for a couple of weeks in their whole life and he just lasted with them.
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Saying about Sean Penn: I think that I've still not been successful at playing the role of the retired actor, and I'd like to work on that.
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Sean Penn Quotes: Well, I think that when you direct a movie or write it. And in the case of the two movies I did, I wrote and directed, they occupy a special place for you.
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Sean Penn Quote: I'm not going to have a better day, a more magical moment than the first time I heard my daughter giggle.
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Quotes about Sean Penn: The advice you give to young directors for sure is to go out and become some version of a successful movie actor. Do that first and say yes to people like Terrence Malick and Clint Eastwood and Woody Allen when they come and offer you movies. It's a great front row seat to filmmaking.
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Quote about Sean Penn: A child gets a fever in the United States and it's high enough and sustainable enough, all of us can bring a child to an emergency room. Most Haitians never had that opportunity. They didn't have the emergency room to bring them to. Virtually every time your child has 102 fever, you wait for it to die and you have no clean water to give it.
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Sean Penn Sayings: In short form I'll say it was an approach to the family and to [author] Jon Krakauer that then led to me seeming to rise to the top of the heap of several filmmakers that were trying to get the rights. And by top of the heap I mean in terms of being somebody that was trusted to do it as they said they were going to attempt to do it and that this way of doing it would be something they would be willing to allow.
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Sean Penn Saying: Love is a mess, at best, and I figure it can be very real in spite of all the things people try to attach to it.
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Sayings about Sean Penn: It has nothing to do with the emotional demands of a role; I've done comedies that are as draining to me as any drama.
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Saying about Sean Penn: I can always see light in any situation. It's just the way I'm made.
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Sean Penn Quotes: What happens is things come to you - director, script - and if you respond to it, it's because it's tapping into some part of what's inside you, and different roles tap into different parts.
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