Go Ahead Quote Me

Lea Seydoux (right)
Lea Seydoux (right)
Lee Young Ae
Lee Young Ae
Imelda Staunton
Imelda Staunton

I have got lighter as I've got older. I know you have to enjoy the moment.

ACTRESS LEA SEYDOUX on being happy at age 31


To act in Jewel In The Palace, I learnt to prepare court dishes. This time, to act in Saimdang, I specially learnt traditional Korean painting for a month.

ACTRESS LEE YOUNG AE on the homework she does for her K-dramas


If you're playing a person who is damaged and depressed and alcoholic every day… yes, it's your job, but it also never leaves you. My husband will say: 'Here she comes, Chirpy!' I have to go and have a bath and wash it away a bit.

ACTRESS IMELDA STAUNTON, who is married to actor Jim Carter

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 23, 2017, with the headline 'Go Ahead Quote Me'. Print Edition | Subscribe