Try as he might, interviewer Laurence Lerman can't get the Brits warmed up to the idea of participating in - or even the benefits of - DVD commentary tracks and special features.
SMITH: They ask you to do these interviews at the most alarming times. They follow you around with those fucking cameras and ask you about what you do.
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DENCH: British actors are reluctant and reticent about talking of the process. It's such a private thing--it's like having a wire frame of a person in your mind and then gradually as you go on, you build it up. But as to the question of how one does it, I don't know if I could explain it.
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SMITH: As I said, I really don't want to. I find films amazing when I watch them, and when I see a film, I don't want to think about the people crouching down behind furniture trying to get a certain shot. Why would you want to destroy the whole wonder of the thing? It's like rushing to tell a child that there is no such thing as Father Christmas. Why would you tell them that?
Read the complete Q & A here.
And yes, I know the interview carries a November 30th publication date, but I've been a bit behind in my reading. (But don't you dare ask me to explain the process!)