Friday, 3 July 2009

[209] Public Enemies: Marion Cotillard Conference

I knew little about Marion Cotillard before attending the Public Enemies press conference this week. She was charming, and quite open about her approach to acting. See my report below.

At the recent press conference for Michael Mann's summer crime blockbuster Public Enemies, the throng of scribblers and hacks were given the chance to chat with lead actress Marion Cotillard. Gracious and winsome, the French Academy Award winner was only fazed by a particularly energetic audio-sensing microphone hooked up to one of the many digital recorders placed in front of the stage.

The quick chat covered many bases, from how she decided to portray John Dillinger's lover Billie Frechette, her in-depth research and preparation for the role, and her relationship with co-star Johnny Depp, and director Michael Mann.

Read the full article here.

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