Both my parents are Methodist preachers, I grew up in a church.

— Wes Bentley

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A reflection of an exact image is the closest thing to you-so that you can see it-but it's far enough away so that you really understand it. There is real life in this movie, but it hovers just an inch above reality.


I think the greatest gift actually acting is that I have a true fascination and love for people, and the way they are, and all the choices they made in life and all the different paths they took. I feel like acting gives me an opportunity to dig a little bit into that. That's great because it's eye-opening and it makes you an open person.


I grew up in the church and had religion in my life for a long time.

I'm not really a church goer, but I definitely have a hunger for a spiritual connection to the world and for my soul to be healed.


Sometimes, there's so much beauty in the world, I feel like I can't take it.

Like my heart's going to cave in.


You treat characters like people you meet in life-friends or mentors.


After 'Four Feathers,' I quit then because I just lost faith. I didn't like how the business was.


But as a kid, I loved 'Monty Python.' My Dad was a devout watcher. We used to watch it when we ate dinner!


Then my extended family, there are preachers and evangelists, former priests.

So I have quite a bit of history with Church, religion and spirituality.


I wanted fame, but I thought it would be incremental, and I became afraid of the overnight-sensation thing.


I still consider myself a very spiritual person but the structure of the church isn't really for me.


I didn't know anything about Opus Die except from pop culture, like Dan Brown novels, which I knew wasn't really knowing anything about Opus Die.

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