London: American actress Kristen Stewart, premiering the play “Spencer” at the London Film Festival on Thursday, said she was excited to bring her portrayal of the late Princess Diana to British audiences.
The 31-year-old actress has garnered rave reviews for her performance in the film. Spanning over three days, it follows Diana as she reluctantly heads to Sandringham House for a Christmas gathering with the British royals as her marriage to Prince Charles breaks up.
Directed by Chilean filmmaker Pablo Lahren, “Spencer” was first screened at the Venice Film Festival last month, with some critics vying for a Best Actress Oscar nomination for Stewart in “The Twilight Saga” films to global fame. was asked to
“I’m excited to bring it home… We came in with such love. Even if everyone hates it, it’ll be okay because we really put our everything into it,” Stewart told Reuters. Told. Red carpet.
“And we love her so much and just want to understand her… I hope everyone loves it as much as we love her.”
“Spencer” finds Diana increasingly isolated from members of the royal family and desperate to break free from traditional rules. It also reflects his close relationship with his sons, Princes William and Harry.
“I was impressed by Pablo’s audacious confidence … he was literally like ‘I think you definitely need to do this movie with me,'” said Stewart, who wrote “Seberg”, “Clouds of Sils Maria”. “And also known for “personal shopper”.
“I couldn’t resist the temptation. He’s the real draw. I was attracted to him.”
The London Film Festival, which runs until October 17, has seen a return to red carpet premieres this year after a mainly virtual event last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.