Quote: "I was afraid of doing it. I scare very easily and I don't like horror pictures. I had never even seen a Friday the 13th film in its entirety. So I didn't know how real it was going to be to me. Being an actor on the set and having to deal with blood and being killed - I felt sensitive to it. And I continue, to this day, to be very sensitive to violence in pictures. The last thing like that I saw was Goodfellas, and I was looking under cars on my way out of the theater and wondering how the hell I'd get home safely. I'm just very affected by stuff like that.|
But the other problematic issue for me, personally, in doing the film was that I have a sister who's a feminist scholar, who brought me up very well in thinking about patriarchy and sexism. So here is this opportunity to do a picture that is viewed rather famously as misogynist, and equating sex with death, and selling itself on bloody breasts and all that stuff. I had a long series of conversations with her, and we both decided that, 'Hey, I'm an actor. It's an opportunity. Make the best of it. Bring something to the picture in a positive way.' Of course, I thought, 'Yeah, right. I'll be around bloody breasts, but that's a nice deal.'" - pg. 127, Crystal Lake Memories
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