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  • a  not given to open expression of emotion

  • He seems the sunniest symbol of corporate America and middle America: smart, pleasant, undemonstrative, with a supportive wife (Melanie Lynskey) and two kids.
  • As Damon embodies him, he seems the sunniest symbol of corporate America and middle America: smart, pleasant, undemonstrative, with a supportive wife (Melanie Lynskey) and two kids.
  • The model of their masculinity is definitely retro--stern dads in suits and ties, undemonstrative, matter-of-fact, but with alleged hearts of gold.
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    In real life, people who create drama are people to avoid. On the stage, folks who fight and make loud speeches are just plain easier to write about. Writing about undemonstrative human beings is a higher level of difficulty.
    April 6, 2014 - The Longboat Observer
Quotes

  • Christopher Morley in New York Times
    Perhaps the greatest claim to prominence West End Avenue can offer is that it is, as Mr. Morley said, supremely "discreet and undemonstrative."
  • Shirley Manson in Wired News
    It's harder to be a robot than one would think,said Manson of her character's role during a conference call. "They're very economical with their movements and undemonstrative as possible, which as a musician is challenging."

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