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Elizabeth Debicki: ‘I’m not interested in being comfortable’
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The Guardian UK
London · 1 month ago

Elizabeth Debicki had us all enthralled in The Night Manager (including Le Carré himself). Now she’s back in a new spy thriller. And, despite her 6ft 3in height and A-list pals, she’s still the down-to-earth girl from Melbourne…To have everybody on the planet in their own homes, not able to see their friends, and collectively yearning for something – I think it’s very interesting for our species,” says the Australian actor Elizabeth Debicki, who is speaking to me in a slow, low voice over the phone from her house in Los Angeles. She has something of an other-worldly manner, part of what makes her so compelling on screen, and says she is in the garden, where she has “never spent so much time staring at lavender plants before. Brain restructuring itself.”It is the early part of lockdown, before America’s cases of coronavirus start making it the worst-hit country in the world, and we were supposed to be meeting in the flesh to discuss her new film, Tenet, the much-hyped thriller from Christopher Nolan, who made Dunkirk, Interstellar and various Batmans, and which also stars Robert Pattinson, Michael Caine and Kenneth Branagh. But it has been held back until August, when we might be able to watch the 3D World War Three spy thriller in cinemas. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2020/jul/12/elizabeth-debicki-interview-im-not-interested-in-being-comfortable-spy-thriller #film#elizabeth_debicki#culture#television_&_radio#the_night_manager
The Guardian UK
London · 1 month ago
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