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[on becoming an actress] My focus was primarily on the stage. I always wanted to be on the stage, even when I was 5. I still remember singing on the stage for the first time. I knew that if I sang, danced or acted, it would be on the stage. Throughout my childhood, every Sunday, I was allowed to watch Hollywood movies starring Katharine Hepburn
, Bette Davis
, Ingrid Bergman
... That's what I grew ...
She's known to be an extremely humble person. At the 2007 Berlin film festival, while accepting her Silver Bear for her performance in Yella
(2007), she stated that the award should have gone to Marianne Faithfull
for Irina Palm
Performances of great dramatic intensity