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domenica 29 novembre 2009

un’intervista da Star Tribune

Movies: Viggo’s toughest quest

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Viggo Mortensen stars in John Hillcoat’s “The Road,” based on Cormac McCarthy’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel.

The “Lord of the Rings” hero tackles the most emotionally demanding role of his life.

By COLIN COVERT, Star Tribune

November 28, 2009 – 11:07 PM

It’s easy to destroy the world in a movie; it’s been done dozens of times. It takes great acting to make Armageddon meaningful. In “The Road,” Viggo Mortensen’s potent performance puts a lump in your throat, forcing you to think about the people who’ve died and the families they left behind. He embodies the primal fear of losing the ones you love and being left alone in the world. He raises the post-apocalyptic tale to the rank of Greek tragedy.

The soft-spoken actor, best known for the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy, also has a broad creative streak. He’s a photographer, musician, painter, poet and owner of Perceval Press, a small publisher specializing in art, essays and verse.

“‘Artist’ is what I put down on immigration forms when they ask your occupation,” he said in a phone interview from New York City. “I figure that kind of covers it.

domenica 29 novembre 2009

da Crave Online

Viggo Mortensen heads down ‘The Road’

Viggo Mortensen on the post-apocalyptic film, The Road.
by Fred Topel
Nov 25, 2009

People are saying The Road is all depressing because it’s about the end of the world, but to me getting to see Viggo Mortensen survive the wasteland is a must see. Viggo sees the good in the story too, even though he had to wither away to starving nothing. He expressed such perspective in a roundtable interview with press at the film’s junket.

Q: What was your first experience reading the book?

Viggo Mortensen: I read it the same day that I read the script because I thought, “This is a really good script. A tough story but beautiful, and strangely kind of uplifting at the end.” I went through a lot of things reading the script. I couldn’t believe how much my emotion was condensed into it, and visually what it could be, you know? And so I ran out to the book store and I was happy to see that this was a very faithful adaptation of the book.


domenica 29 novembre 2009

un’intervista da San Diego 6

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