Words matter. These are the best Wagner Moura Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
After reading and studying and getting in touch with the amount of information that I had while I was researching to play Pablo, it just reinforced the idea that I had that the war on drugs is a big flop.
I believe that modern slavery is the most outrageous assault on the rights of an individual. It is something that touches me deeply because I grew up in rural Brazil and could see first-hand how poverty forced people to work in harsh, exploitative conditions.
‘Narcos’ was a very strong experience, not only artistically and politically, but as a human being.
The emotions you see when you watch ‘Narcos,’ they’re pretty much my emotions and the way I would react if I were there. It’s not something you create; all of us have everything inside ourselves.
Doing ‘Narcos’ is a very, very important part of my life. I dedicated so much of my life to it.
I was once supposed to play the wind in a commercial – yes, the wind. I didn’t get it.
One of the things I like best about Netflix is that they make projects like ‘Beasts of No Nation.’ It’s a film about a reality in an African country where kids were being used to be soldiers in a war. And it made so much sense to me as a citizen of the world.
The thing about Pablo is that he wasn’t happy with what he had – just being the sixth richest man in the world. He wanted to be loved. He wanted to be accepted. He wanted to be President of Colombia; he wanted his kids to go to the same school as the Colombian elite. But he wouldn’t be accepted by the elite.
We’ll always be fascinated by people who live above the law.
Pablo wanted to be loved and accepted. He wanted to destroy the elite he despised so much, but he also wanted to be the president of Colombia.
I think that addiction is a very, very important thing that has to be treated, but has to be treated as a health problem and not as a police problem.
Colombians are sick of ‘Narcos’ stories because Colombia is a country that has changed so much. It’s a country that’s completely different from the country that we see in ‘Narcos.’ They reconstructed themselves in 25 years, which is amazing.
I’m 100 percent convinced that Pablo Escobar was a human being. And he was a very interesting one. For sure, he was a very, very, very mean and awful human being in many senses, but he wasn’t an alien. He was a person. He had friends; people laughed at his jokes. And he was a very contradictory person as well.
The heroes of ‘Narcos’ are the Colombian people who fought and decided to do something about the horrible narco-terrorism that took place in their country back in the ’80s.
Forced labor affects the most vulnerable and least protected people, perpetuating a vicious cycle of poverty and dependency. Women, low-skilled migrant workers, children, indigenous peoples, and other groups suffering discrimination on different grounds are disproportionately affected.