As an actor we're just like workers in a factory, we provide our services to directors.

— Chow Yun-Fat

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That's so different in Hong Kong when I'm using my own mother language, I can treat the line in one thousand different ways, with many different reactions.

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In the West audiences think I am a stereotyped action star, or that I always play hitmen or killers. But in Hong Kong, I did a lot of comedy, many dramatic films, and most of all, romantic roles, lots of love stories. I was like a romance novel hero.

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Some of the substance of English words, I just don't understand at all because the culture's so strange to me.

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This is still a big barrier for me and it is for a lot of foreign actors.

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Working in front of the camera keeps me alive.

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I couldn't care less about actors' trailers and food on sets and stuff like that - I just want to act.

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Only by letting go can we truly possess what is real.

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You must be one of the few people with a copy of that. I don't think they printed too many.

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I don't like muscles too much. Flexibility and a relaxed look are more important.

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An actor is only merchandise.

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