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Video Ezy has posted their coverage of the Oranges and Sunshine premiere to YouTube. Included are not only interview with the cast and crew of the film (including Hugo Weaving, David Wenham, and Jim Loach) but with the real-life inspirations for the characters in the film (Desmond McDaid was the winningly irascible inspiration for Wenham’s character, and makes a huge impression in Empty Cradles).
Hugo also discusses his future projects Uncle Vanya (at the Kennedy Center– tickets going fast!) and Cloud Atlas, which will see him working with the Wachowskis in Berlin this fall. As for the silly beard question– the real answer is testosterone. Some men have it, some don’t. 😉