Now an Oscar contender, Emmanuelle Riva talks about AMOUR as well as her long, rich career. "I don't think we, actors, really choose, I'd rather say we are being chosen. The best we can do is refuse at times. Maybe I've done that too often? I was very categorical with my decisions, I was looking for an absolute. Theater spoiled me: I had so many various, demanding parts there! In cinema actors way more often become victims of typecasting, labeling, because it's easier for filmmakers if we represent certain categories, groups, specializations. And it's not easy to keep on playing the same partwe want variety! I have always been very thoughtful and tried to look closely at each offer."