What drew you to this role?
"Believe me, I know this isn't an easy movie. The material is very layered. When I read the script, I knew that it had great potential, and I just love Ray Lawrence; he's a great director."
You've starred as Gabriel Byrne's wife in two other films: A Simple Twist of Fate and P.S. You're practically married!
"When you know someone for so long and you work together over a period of time, it's terrific. I love Gabriel. This is our third marriage, but I think that our bad marriage gets better every time!"
At a young age, you were exposed to theatre through your father [Romulus Linney], a playwright. You also like to tread the boards between film projects. Which do you prefer: theatre or film?
"I love the discipline and ritual of theatre. I love the fact that there's time to make things better. You don't get that in films; you just have one shot and that's it. But I love movies too. I love the technical challenge of film and that you never know if it's going to work or not."
Is there something you would do instead of acting?
"Teach, maybe. I worked with the deaf for a while, and I really enjoyed that."
What do you love most about your career?
"The great thing is that you are constantly learning new things.
For this film, I went to Australia and had a chance to learn about its history. It's wonderful that my world is getting bigger and bigger. I'm very lucky. I can't complain."
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