“Well, everyone’s life is grotesque if you look close enough. I don’t shy away from that side.”

Philip Seymour Hoffman, on his character in The Savages. Hoffman was considered the most brilliant character actor of his generation before his overdose on heroin.
Source: New York Magazine, December 17, 2007
Say What?

Well, Mr. Hoffman, perhaps your life was grotesque, and you looked at it a bit too closely. Or maybe this is just the heroin talking. In reality, everyone has issues, but that doesn't make everyone's life grotesque.

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