Sadness, joy, wonder - all feelings come from a place of grounded strength that comes from trust in yourself. We spend so much time trying to control our feelings out of fear that something may happen, that somebody may not love us, or walk away or die. It's only when you stop living in that fear of what other people might do to you or how they will react, only then are you free to be alive.
She has a wisdom beyond her years. But what I love about her most is that she is a girl. Her playfulness and her appreciation for where she is, is so strong that it re-inspires you. She has a beautiful imagination, and she believes the circumstances of the characters. She's in the moment, and she has great instincts, and she works hard. It's not just instinct. She's brilliant.
Yeah, it was so good. I was so-o-o mean to her before [in Hide and Seek ]. Man, I felt bad because I love Elisabeth so much, but I got to be nice with her in this movie. That's what I like about doing movies because you get to do things and portray characters that you would never do or be like in your real life, ever.