We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Jean Reno Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
I’ll tell you something that’s completely true – you can, as a man, obtain everything you want with the truth. If you lie, first of all you’ve got to be a very good lying actor, which is tres difficile. And it’s going to give you poison inside the body.
There is no heaven on Earth. Not now anyway.
I see most of my movies at festivals.
I don’t feel like I have to be nationalistic French because I’m afraid of losing whatever. No, no, no, no. And also I don’t think we are the best.
I don’t get the romances. I did try – a film called ‘Roseanna’s Grave’ in the 1990s. I liked it. But the audience didn’t come.
I can walk into a room and create a good ambience. I was taught all about this back when I studied acting. One of the things they would teach you is how to send out positive signals when you enter a room. I am glad I learned this.
I have a strong accent; it limits the roles, of course it does. I guess if I had moved to America a long time ago maybe my accent would have got less.
‘American Graffiti’ stayed in my mind, but I don’t think to this day I’ve done a film that captured that same level of melancholy. It was so well done. Talking about it has given me the idea I might try harder to make that melancholy film!
I used to overpack a lot and sometimes even forgot vital pieces of clothing, such as my swimming shorts and sandals. I’m much better now. I only take what I know I’m going to wear or use and always double-check my suitcase so I don’t have to rush to the nearest clothing store when I unpack at the hotel.
I don’t think you lose culture because you act different cultures.
The best way to impress a woman is to be the most honest you can.
I went to drama school in Paris and started doing theatre with a friend. Then I moved into movies and slowly but surely I got roles.
I first decided to become an actor at school. A teacher gave us a play to do and that had a major impact. At first, I wanted to work in the theatre, but there was something about the ambience of film, especially American films, that always attracted me.
I’m a minimalist. I don’t really need much to enjoy a good holiday – just my family and the bare essentials.
The advantage of being eighty years old is that one has had many people to love.
I’d like to do plays, maybe a one man show.
Because I was born in Casablanca and my parents were from the south of Spain, I do not have a big central root in France. I feel French but in a few ways, not at all French.
I was a banker in Morocco when I first saw ‘American Graffiti.’ It was before I was an actor, a melancholy time in my life, and this mood was reflected in the film.