Eva Green insists she isn't very confident away from the camera and only became an actress to boost her confidence.
Eva Green lacks self-confidence away from the camera.
The 'Casino Royale' actress often plays strong on-screen roles, but says this is a marked deviation from her real life character.
She explained: ''I'm not confident in real life. I'm drawn to play characters who aren't like me because sometimes they're the people I wish I could be in real life.
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Eva Green's actress mother Marlne Jobert is ''appalled'' at her daughter's decision to follow her into the profession.
Eva Green's mother is "appalled" by her profession.
The 30-year-old star's mum Marlene Jobert is also an actress but she thinks her daughter has entered a "terrible" profession and can't understand why the 'Casino Royale' beauty gets stressed when looking for work.
Asked if she asks her mum for advice, Eva said: "No, she's kind of appalled by what I do. Sometimes I get so worried [about a part] she'll say, 'Don't stress,' but there was less competition in her day. She'll discuss a role and we run through lines. She thinks acting is a terrible business and it's true that it's hard to depend on the judgment of other people all the time. You have to not take it personally, to be strong."
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New Bond girl Eva Green hid her acting dream from her mother Marlene Jobert, because she was scared she wouldn't measure up to the French actress. But the KINGDOM OF HEAVEN star, who plays leading lady Vesper Lynd in the new 007 thriller Casino Royale, overcame her fear when she realised that acting would stretch her in a way nothing else could. She says, "(My mother) thinks acting is a cruel profession. And for years, I wouldn't even acknowledge to myself that I wanted to be an actress. I was afraid of measuring up. "But acting is a way of going beyond myself - you know, I have blood in my veins when I am someone else."
Plot-wise, this is refreshingly simple stuff. Paul (Jean-Pierre Léaud), a spray can-toting socialist in 1960s Paris, spends his time rallying against all things American, when he falls head-over-heals for Madeleine (played by real-life yé yé singer Chantal Goya), a pretty but clueless brunette on the verge of commercial breakthrough (she's already burning up the charts in Japan). Broke and evicted, Paul moves in with Madeleine and her roommates, Elizabeth and Catherine (Marléne Jobert and Catherine-Isabelle Duport), where he continues his attempts to reconcile his disapproval of Madeleine's money-driven dreams with his deep-seated hankering to get it on with her.
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