I respond very well to well-written material and women who have had an effect on society, something tragic or monumental has happened to them.
The more visionary the idea, the more people it leaves behind.
I'm not a writer. I think I can write short stories and poetry, but film writing, brilliant film writing, is a talent - you can't just do it like that.
It's not about the money with me.
My job is the same, whether they've got a hundred million or half a million. I go in and I play that character to the best of my ability.
I'll never get a part in a huge action blockbuster. Samantha Morto
It's important to have masculine energy around your child.
When you've been raised in care, rap music isn't just about guns and sexism. They're talking about real things you can hang on to, problems of identity that you have sympathy with. It's not just about the music, with rap: when I was in care, it meant a whole lot more than that.
It's more important for me to feel content than to be famous.
The truth is I had lots of rehab and now I have a clean bill of health.
You get very possessive about characters, you feel you can see it in your mind and you want to play it.
I'm an actor. That's what I'm gifted at. It's what makes me breathe.
Most of my life, I've been on a film set. There isn't anything to learn, not learn, unlearn. It's just in me.
My mind boggles at the amount of violence inflicted upon children in today's society. Samantha Morto
It's like I understand images and some people understand poetry.
The truth is I had lots of rehab and now I have a clean bill of health. Samantha Mo
We're planning our marriage next week.
My family don't watch a lot of what I do. Films are a bit too arty-farty for them, certainly the ones I do!
I'd think long and carefully about it.
I believe it is my duty as a performer to raise issues in the world of things we're afraid to look at.
I wanted to make a film - and I've been wanting to do this for 16 years - about life in care, and bring it to the public's attention, because I had never seen anything, on TV or in the cinema, which said: 'This is how it feels to be a kid in care'.
I'm an actor. That's what I'm gifted at. It's what makes me breathe. Samantha Morto
I think once you're a mother to one, you're a mother to them all.
It's important to have masculine energy around your child. Samantha Mo
I just get really defensive as soon as anyone comes near my personal life. I made a decision early on that it's strictly off-limits. No exceptions.
I could be equally happy on a film set or in the middle of a field. Samantha Morto
Catholicism played such a huge part in my life, I would not have survived without my faith.
Some directors cast you because they trust you to do the performance - but then they forget to direct you.
I was physically abused and I retaliated.
Without realizing it, you've actually become a ready-made family, like pot noodles - put the hot water in and it's there.