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Tilda Swinton: “I’m never really that interested in acting, to be honest with you”

"What I need is this feeling of not knowing what I'm doing. Genuinely this feeling of beginner's mind, constantly." - Tilda Swinton

Tilda Swinton Admits She’s Never Auditioned for a Role

Tilda Swinton is one of Hollywood’s most unusual actresses who delivers an incredible performance each time she is on-screen. She is currently gracing theaters with her performance in Wes Anderson‘s The Grand Budapest Hotel as octogenarian Madame D. and in Jim Jarmusch‘s Only Lovers Left Alive as a chic vampire. With such a well-rounded career filled with robust characters, it’s fascinating to hear that the 53-year-old doesn’t consider herself an actress. “I don’t know what it would take for me to feel like one,” she said. “I understand it’s a strange thing to say because I do keep saying, ‘Yes, ... Read more

Biography: Tilda Swinton

Tilda Swinton started making films with the English director Derek Jarman in 1985; their first was Caravaggio. They made seven more films together, including The Last of England, The Garden,War Requiem, Edward II (for which she was named Best Actress at the Venice International Film Festival), and Wittgenstein, before Mr. Jarman’s death in 1994.

Clip: ‘We Need To Talk About Kevin’ featuring Tilda Swinton: “I’m going straight to hell”

The film stars Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly and Ezra Miller in a psychological thriller that explores the relationship between a mother and her evil son.

2 Things You Want To Know About Tilda Swinton

The actual title of the article is 13 Things You Want To Know About Tilda Swinton but only these two were of interest for this site. Check out the other 11 here via indiewire 8. Derek Jarman is the reason she’s working today (you probably figured that too, but it’s always worth mentioning). “I really don’t believe I would be performing in films if I hadn’t met [Derek],” Swinton said. “When I first met him… I was a writer, who should have gone to art school, who went to university, stopped writing, wanted to find film, couldn’t find film, worked ... Read more