jacki-weaver

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“I have thoughts. Not exactly the same as you, but similar. They tell me that I’m fat or psychotherapy is… is not a worthwhile exercise, that it’s not real, that I should’ve aimed higher than a government job, that my potential is being squandered, that I’m unworthy of love.”

“But none of that’s true. So what do you do about it?”

“Well, I can't shut them off entirely, nor would I want to. But I can argue against them.”

The Voices (2014), dir: Marjane Satrapi.

“We all know each other but haven’t necessarily shared the screen together. It looked like it was going to be a masculine kind of act-off. And ironically, with the exception of Ben Mendelsohn, I think Jacki Weaver actually slipped through the back door and took the top honours.”

“Jacki’s everybody’s Mum. She’s one of those personalities. But you’ve got to earn her respect as well.’‘ 

–  Joel Edgerton commending Jacki Weaver for holding her own on the testosterone-heavy set of "Animal Kingdom”