Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Pollyanna McIntosh Quotes. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
I’ve always had far too much emotion to be Scottish.
It’s a pretty weird feeling when a wolf is scared of you.
I now don’t mind if people know about my modelling because I don’t feel like it really matters. I feel like I have proved myself as an actress, to some degree.
If you met me in London, you might be appalled at how English I sounded.
We live in a very masculine society, a very patriarchal society, still. So we also have the benefit of the experience of that society. We’re not coming from ‘women’s world’ into filmmaking, we’re coming from ‘the world.’
I definitely have no stability in my world; I feel the need to be up and merry all the time.
I completely love directing.
I’ve been working for a while with a Scottish suicide prevention charity called The Joshua Nolan Foundation that brings the conversation about mental health into schools and provides free counseling for those who need it.
I was spotted in Glasgow and asked to enter a competition to find the Highland Spring Face of 1995 by the Storm agency. I won the Edinburgh heat, then I won the title in London and moved there aged 16.
Because the job is still really exciting, and I still get nervous on the first day of shooting. But all the nonsense that surrounds it – that can be on your own terms.
I’ve been inspired for a long time by Nicole Holofcener. I admire her greatly as an auteur, examining the human condition in a funny, growing, spirited, honestly dark and human way.
But if you are young and want to work in the fashion industry and are not naturally skinny – which most girls are not – then you are forced to be unhealthy.
It’s funny that for women in horror, we have to use the term scream queen, because there is no term for a villain in horror who is female and powerful.
I was acting before I was modelling, when I was very young, doing the Edinburgh Festival and that sort of stuff.
And being an actor already means that working with cast as a director, I have a clear understanding of their position and that collaboration is great and useful.
It was never a question of, ‘Do I get to go and direct?’ It just made sense.
I have that wonderful release of growing up and thinking, ‘I can do whatever I want. I can prioritise for myself.’
Mind you, I was a bit of a naughty one when I was younger.
And oddly, when I was a kid I used to look at junkyards and I wanted to have one of my own.