"I spend a lot of time at my son's school and I really wanted to do a movie that the kids could see. The good thing about being my age and not having to be the ingenue anymore is that I get to be a mom. I get to have kids in my movies"
- Virginia Madsen
About this Quote
In this quote, Virginia Madsen clarifies her motivation for wishing to make a motion picture that is appropriate for youngsters to watch. She expresses her pleasure at being a mother and also the flexibility that includes not needing to constantly play more youthful, much more glamorous duties in movies. She is happy that she can include her very own experiences as a mother in the films she makes.
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