Before things have exploded. And everyone was kinda like, ‘oh look were at a film festival with our movie’ you know.
Awards shows – how many
Oh there were more than that.. because there were so many that were not televised. You know there were different.. well there was like the producers, and the directors guild you know and well we all went in support of Alexander and Michael london and uhm i don’t think I went to the writer’s guild tho cuz I think they had me in new york doing something else. So.. it was packed. My schedule was packed every single day.
You know that’s the fun part cuz.. you know what I mean, cuz you know I love my job. I love my job and you know its hard for actors to find work so when you find work yur grateful to be there. And I have fun on my job you know, but its not exactly glamorous. You know its never glamorous, the job. But all this other stuff.. I love all that glamorous stuff. And its so much fun when they brong you the clothes and the dresses and the jewls and it doesn’t matter to me that they go back tomorrow cuz its kinda like being Cinderella. Its like playing dress up when yur a little girl going into your moms closet. And I had so much fun with all that.
Emotionally draining as an actor
Well you know what some days its like the more emotionally draining it was, the better you felt after work. I don’t why like you felt lie you really accomplished something like that was a great day at work. And I just felt like ‘wow’ you know, ‘we were all screaming and crying wasn’t that great – ya! Look at this bruse.’ Ha. And then on other days, I couldn’t leave it at work like that – like the day when the night we were shooting when my movie son bennet is like suffocating to death. And that was very disturbing for me. Cuz jimmi’s like a little child prodigy, he just goes there all the way. And his eyes were like rolling back in his head and I thot something was really happening. And I was like, “do you have to be that real?” but my son had gone back to los angeles and he wasn’t with me and we finished really late at night. So, there was like nobody to talk to afterwards. So, it goes either way when yur doing this kind of a movie.
Well because you know what he’s not just action man. He’s a really fine actor, you know and he get extremely emotional and he gets that like deep panic that right underneath the surface that palpable you know. So that’s why audiences respond to that because there’s truth in that man. So he’s not just a robot. And a lot of guys that do action that play the hero, they’re not really playing like a real man. A real man with depth and emotion and all that other stuff going on. And that’s why women respond to harison the way they do. You know and they don’t respond to others. (giggles).
…nice shirt by the way!
Description: Firewall Junket Virginia Madsen Interview
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