Alessandro Nivola

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Author Information

Name
Alessandro Antine
Last name
Nivola
Pseudonym
Alessandro Nivola
Born
June 28, 1972
Gender
male
Nationality
North American
Profession
actor
Zodiac sign
Cancer

Alessandro Nivola Movies

  • The Art of Self-Defense
  • The Neon Demon
  • Selma
  • American Hustle
  • Jurassic Park III
  • Love’s Labour’s Lost
  • Mansfield Park
  • Face/Off
  • Inventing the Abbotts

Alessandro Nivola movie quotes, phrases and lines

From the movie: The Neon Demon

“Beauty isn’t everything. It’s the only thing.”
Alessandro Nivola – Fashion Designer

From the movie: The Art of Self-Defense

“I realize now that her being a woman will prevent her from ever becoming a man.”
Alessandro Nivola – Sensei

“I live right under the Hollywood sign, so that every day when I drive home I’m reminded of why I’m here.”
Alessandro Nivola

In: The Art of Acting and Filmmaking

“One of the pleasures of being an actor, is kind of getting out of yourself and trying to stretch and reshape yourself into someone else that’s had a very different kind of experience. Obviously you bring whatever you know about life and about the way that people behave and everything to a performance.”
Alessandro Nivola

“There are so many things that have to go right for a movie to be good that it’s a miracle whenever one is.”
Alessandro Nivola

“Acting can be very selfish and all-consuming.”
Alessandro Nivola

From the movie: The Art of Self-Defense

“Karate is a way of communicating.”
Alessandro Nivola – Sensei

From the movie: The Art of Self-Defense

“Kick with your fists and punch with your feet.”
Alessandro Nivola – Sensei

From the movie: The Art of Self-Defense

“- Sensei: What’s your favorite style of music?
– Casey: Adult contemporary.
– Sensei: No. It should be metal. You ever listen to metal?
– Casey: You mean like hard rock?
– Sensei: Metal is much more aggressive than hard rock. From now on, you listen to metal. ”

Alessandro Nivola – Sensei
Jesse Eisenberg – Casey

From the movie: The Art of Self-Defense

“- Sensei: Why karate? A.) Health & fitness; B.) Career opportunities; C.) New Year’s resolution; D.) Self-defense/traumatic event.
– Casey: What if it’s none of the above?
– Sensei: Should I read the choices again?
– Casey: No, that’s okay. A – health and fitness.”

Alessandro Nivola – Sensei
Jesse Eisenberg – Casey

From the movie: The Art of Self-Defense

“Not only does it represent my black belt in karate but it also helps keep my pants up.”

Alessandro Nivola – Sensei

From the movie: Jurassic Park III

“- Billy Brennan: Mr. Kirby, when you climbed K2, did you base camp at twenty-five or thirty thousand feet?
– Paul Kirby: Thirty thousand feet, we were pretty close to the top.
– Billy Brennan: You were about a thousand feet above, actually.”

Alessandro Nivola – Billy Brennan
William H. Macy – Paul Kirby

From the movie: The Neon Demon

“She’s a diamond among a sea of glass.”

Alessandro Nivola – Fashion Designer

From the movie: Mansfield Park

“- Henry Crawford: What is your opinion, Miss Price?
– Fanny Price: I am sorry to disappoint you, Mr. Crawford, but I’m afraid I do not have a ready opinion.
– Henry Crawford: I suspect you are almost entirely composed of ready opinions not yet shared.”

Alessandro Nivola – Henry Crawford
Frances O’Connor – Fanny Price

From the movie: Love’s Labour’s Lost

“- The King (Ferdinand): Now, at the latest minute of the hour, grant us your loves.
– The Princess: A time, methinks, too short to make a world-without-end bargain in.”

Alessandro Nivola – The King (Ferdinand)
Alicia Silverstone – The Princess

From the movie: Jurassic Park III

“- Billy Brennan: You like computers, right?
– Dr. Grant: I like the abacus, Billy.”

Alessandro Nivola – Billy Brennan
Sam Neill – Dr. Alan Grant

From the movie: Mansfield Park

“- Henry Crawford: What? A compliment? Heavens rejoice, she complimented me!
– Fanny Price: I complimented your dancing, Mr. Crawford, keep your wig on.”

Alessandro Nivola – Henry Crawford
Frances O’Connor – Fanny Price

From the movie: Mansfield Park

“- Henry Crawford: You dance like an angel, Miss Price.
– Fanny Price: One does not dance like an angel alone, Mr. Crawford.”

Alessandro Nivola – Henry Crawford
Frances O’Connor – Fanny Price

From the movie: Jurassic Park III

“- Paul Kirby: What was that?
– Billy Brennan: That’s a Tyrannosaurus.
– Dr. Grant: I don’t think so. It sounds bigger.”

William H. Macy – Paul Kirby
Alessandro Nivola – Billy Brennan
Sam Neill – Dr. Alan Grant

From the movie: Mansfield Park

“- Henry Crawford: There is only one happiness in life: to love and be loved.
– Fanny Price: Mr. Crawford, do not speak nonsense.
– Henry Crawford: Nonsense?
– Fanny Price: You are such a fine speaker that I’m afraid you may actually end in convincing yourself.”

Alessandro Nivola – Henry Crawford
Frances O’Connor – Fanny Price