Emma Thompson about Alan Rickman
He is a great and a very old friend and I don’t think that we could have done it if it hadn’t been with each other. It needed to be done by people who were in possession of an extreme form of shorthand, because we shot it so quickly.
Alan Rickman about Emma Thompson
It is a gift, a privilege – you’re working with a great friend. We’ve acted together and I’ve directed her, as well. But its not like putting on a slipper, there’s a challenge involved because she’s an artist and she’s a brain and she’s a will and she’s a power and a force and that’s all very challenging, but that’s what I like