Chiaki Kuriyama quotes

  • Up until doing this movie, I hadn't really paid a huge amount of attention to those genres, but after finishing this movie, it really gave me a different sense of appreciation of the way the movies play out.
    -- Chiaki Kuriyama

    #Appreciation #Play #Finishing

  • Without going into too much detail, the end of my major action scene, after the climax of the scene, there was one little change that I suggested regarding the way things should turn out. It was in the detail of the tears of blood.
    -- Chiaki Kuriyama

    #Blood #Tears #Details

  • Obviously, the difference between a game and actual training is you're using your whole body, so in that sense, maybe not, although maybe something to do with reaction, the speed of reaction, maybe that was of use during the training.
    -- Chiaki Kuriyama

    #Games #Differences #Training

  • I think the biggest difficulty is that when I'm here in America, there's a necessity of using English, so I really have a great sense of really wanting to learn, but unfortunately when I head back to Japan, the necessity vanishes and so does my enthusiasm about learning.
    -- Chiaki Kuriyama

    #Thinking #Japan #America

  • I didn't understand the American fascination with the Japanese schoolgirl. No, I don't think I can, really.
    -- Chiaki Kuriyama

    #Thinking #Fascination

  • A movie of mine is going to be released in Japan next year. I play a waitress who's a really regular girl in this movie. The English title isn't decided yet, but in Japanese it's I'll Get on the A Train Sometime.
    -- Chiaki Kuriyama

    #Girl #Japan #Years

  • My character is somebody who is smaller in stature and yet who's strong, so to see the fighting situations between people who are not generally thought of being strong is in itself unusual and therefore interesting, I think.
    -- Chiaki Kuriyama

    #Strong #Character #Fighting

  • I certainly look at them very differently now, and enjoy Jackie Chan movies and movies like that.
    -- Chiaki Kuriyama

    #Looks #Enjoy #Jackie

  • Julie Dryfus and I were both afraid of heights and in one scene, I had to be quite high up and I was rather terrified, but Julie was very kind, encouraging me and we got through that together.
    -- Chiaki Kuriyama

    #Together #Height #Kind

  • Japan is very much a TV-centered entertainment industry. So, when you talk about big stars in Japan, generally they are people who are on television. I work mostly in movies.
    -- Chiaki Kuriyama

    #Stars #Japan #People

  • I've been playing these schoolgirl roles in all my movies. Every time I went to the set, it felt like I was going to school.
    -- Chiaki Kuriyama

    #School #Roles

  • I think probably like seeing women fight because we're generally not thought to be strong, especially in the case of this movie.
    -- Chiaki Kuriyama

    #Strong Women #Fighting #Thinking

  • I once hit Quentin on the head with my ball and chain.
    -- Chiaki Kuriyama

    #Ties #Balls #Chains