I love acting. It's the one job I know of where you can go in, go through complete catharsis - emotionally, physically sometimes and mentally - and at the end of the day say, 'See you in the pub, guys.— Peter Mullan
The most jaw-dropping Peter Mullan quotes to get the best of your day
Nine out of ten delinquents are frustrated actors.
I don't like the way some actors, when playing a nasty character, will try to grab hold of something good about them.
I hate it when something is set in 1967 and every piece of furniture was made in 1967. No! If it's set in 1967, people have furniture given to them by their grandmother, which she bought in 1932!
Filmmaking is something I have to do. It's not something I particularly want to do.
I wanted to dismantle the bollocks that there's a military structure to a gang, with a leader, second leader, the good looking one, first babe, second babe. It's far more arbitrary than that and their values shouldn't be romanticised. They aren't something you want to sign up to.