Penélope Cruz doesn’t have much in common with her outrageous character in the new movie Official Competition…at least not anymore.

Oscar nominee Lola Cuevas plays the role of fictional director in this film. Cruz claims that Cruz has an unusual method for making movies.[She] thinks that people will give a better performance if they’re suffering.” CelebHomes News spoke to the actress. Daily PopOr, I don’t think so.

Cruz said, “I thought that way in my 20s or 30s.” Daily Pop at the film’s Tribeca Film Festival premiere. But, since my motherhood, I don’t mix up things.

Cruz welcomed son Leo11-year-old and her daughter Luna Encinas Cruz8 with actor Javier Bardem after they tied the knot in 2010.

And while motherhood has changed her views on filmmaking, Cruz said that one thing she does have in common with her role as Cuevas is a passion for directing, something she told Daily Pop she’s been interested in since she was 16 years old.