She just seems different, you know? I don’t know, I just got a feeling about her. You know when a song comes on and you just gotta dance?
“I don’t know, I just feel like I should just stop thinking about it, you know, but I can’t. Maybe I’ve seen too many movies, you know, love at first sight. What do you think about love at first sight? You think you can love somebody just by looking at them? But the thing is man, I felt like I knew her, you ever get that feeling? Yeah, I probably don’t right… it felt like I did though. She just seems different, you know? I don’t know, I just got a feeling about her. You know when a song comes on and you just gotta dance?”
FAVORITE MOVIES: Blue Valentine (2010)
“I don’t know, I just feel like I should just stop thinking about it. But I can’t. Maybe I’ve seen too many movies you know, love at first sight.”
infinite list of favorite movies - Blue Valentine“I feel like men are more romantic than women. When we get married we marry, like, one girl, ‘cause we’re resistant the whole way, until we meet one girl and we think ‘I’d be an idiot if I didn’t marry this girl, she’s so great.’ But it seems like girls get to a place where they just kinda pick the best option or something…I know girls that get married, they’re like, ‘Oh he’s got a good job.’ I mean they spend their whole life looking for Prince Charming and then they marry the guy that’s got a good job and is gonna stick around.”
Cianfrance was adamant not to let production designers dig the hole for Ryan in the scene where Dean is burying his dog. Ryan dug it himself and an hour and a half later, “when he was done digging the hole, he broke down. And that was an unscripted scene, him crying at the table. He was actually so emotional and what he told me afterwards was that, that process tricked his body because his body was so exhausted and his body didn’t know that that wasn’t his dog. His body just buried his dog, and his body reacted in that way.”