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Tuesday 21 April 2015

Scott Thomas: I felt stuck in dark

Kristin Scott Thomas attended the premiere of Only God Forgives in Cannes
Kristin Scott Thomas attended the premiere of Only God Forgives in Cannes

Kristin Scott Thomas says she wants to do a comedy next to get over her character in Nicholas Winding Refn's Only God Forgives.

The English Patient star plays a mother who demands her surviving son (Ryan Gosling) avenge the murder of her other, more favoured son in the dark film noir which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.

Kristin revealed: "After a while, once you've been doing this for a long time - weeks and nights - you feel, 'Oh, god, I'd love to say something nice.'

"This hatred and anger and destruction is actually quite difficult after a while. It gets to you once the novelty of the transition is over and you're just stuck in that darkness."

She added: "I'm going to do a comedy next."

In one dinner party scene Kristin's character calls her son's female guest one of the most offensive words to call a woman.

The British actress confessed: "I couldn't get it out. couldn't get it right until about 10 takes."

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