Director Andrews has made an impressive film debut with this taught, crisp work.
"He really goes up there and puts everything on the line." - Director Benedict Andrews on Ben Mendelsohn
Mara talks about the challenges of playing a young woman having an affair with an older woman in the 1950s.
Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara) spots the beautiful, elegant Carol (Cate Blanchett) perusing the doll displays in a 1950s Manhattan department store.
"I thought, ‘If I don’t get a job soon, I’m just going to go back to New York.’” - Rooney Mara on her first years in LA
Few would think that Rooney Mara, whose acting career has launched into the stratosphere after appearing in The Social Network and starring as the titular character in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (which she received an Oscar nomination for), would still care about what reviewers thought of her performances.
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo's Rooney Mara shared that she feels empty since finishing on the set of the David Fincher directed thriller.
In a recent and very extensive interview with Vogue Magazine, Rooney Mara and The Social Network director David Fincher shared how the actress landed the role of Lisbeth Salander in one of the most anticipated movies of the year, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.
In theaters: December 21st, 2011