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I think that the most accurate thing to be said about Christian, and one of the reasons he’s terrific to work with, is he takes what he does very, very seriously, but he doesn’t take himself very seriously. He just has a very grounded approach to life and has a sense of humor about himself, but takes his work very seriously. It’s a hard line to straddle. It’s a very hard attitude to strike, but it’s one that really benefits the work greatly. I’ve been fortunate to work with several actors like him.
Christopher Nolan on working with Christian Bale

I think that the most accurate thing to be said about Christian, and one of the reasons he’s terrific to work with, is he takes what he does very, very seriously, but he doesn’t take himself very seriously. He just has a very grounded approach to life and has a sense of humor about himself, but takes his work very seriously. It’s a hard line to straddle. It’s a very hard attitude to strike, but it’s one that really benefits the work greatly. I’ve been fortunate to work with several actors like him.

Christopher Nolan on working with Christian Bale

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Movies I LoveThe Prestige

“  Now you’re looking for the secret… but you won’t find it, because of course you’re not really looking. You don’t really want to know. You want to be fooled. But you wouldn’t clap yet. Because making something disappear isn’t enough; you have to bring it back. That’s why every magic trick has a third act, the hardest part, the part we call “The Prestige”.”