London: Actor Jake Gyllenhaal says his "goal" in life is to be a "good man."
The 34-year-old "Southpaw" actor said it is a difficult target to achieve because of the "complexities and darkness" which people have within them, reported Female First.
"What else is there but the journey of trying to be a good person, or a good man? "In this incarnation, that seems to be my goal. It's a complicated thing, because I think the idea of good doesn't subtract complexities, doesn't subtract darkness," Gyllenhaal said.
Around five years ago, the "Nightcrawler" actor made a deliberate career shift away from Hollywood blockbusters and admitted it came at a point where he was "searching" to find who he really was and what he believed in.
"People say, 'You made all these changes in your life, and all your movies seem so different now. I really like the movies you're making now,'" he said.