Quotes by Kristin Scott Thomas

There’s something incredibly sexy about sand and sweat and dunes photographed like women’s backs.

Often, the roles I’m offered in England are melancholic women who are filled with regret for the past, regret for their fading beauty.

We older women in Europe are lucky not to be shoved away in a drawer.

Most films seem to be about a man and a women falling in love at some point and once you pass forty-five, it’s almost disgusting to fall in love.

I’m very wary of trust, you see.

As a younger actor you want to be approved of, you want to gain respect, be admired. All of those things. To say: ‘This is me playing this character. And aren’t I fantastic!’ I don’t feel that so much now.

French is a foreign language, but I’ve been speaking it since I was 18 so it’s second nature to me.

I still absolutely love ‘The Sound of Music’ and anything with Julie Andrews in it.

Movies make you immortal and ageless.

I try to make films that I find exciting. It makes me want to get out of bed at five in the morning, have my make-up done and play for the rest of the day.