After, Beth drives Leslie to Vegas where Leslie's estranged father lives. Coincidentally, she shares a name with Jeremy's ex girlfriend in the film, Katya.
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Also, they’re great actors, so I believed their characters — especially because I didn’t really know them.
NJ: Somebody who saw the film said to me once, “I really liked the film, it was like a very sweet ballad.” And of course, I sing a lot of quiet ballad music, so there’s a similarity there.is not a ballad, that’s a different kind of movie, but certainly some of his movies are melancholy, and slow moving, and subtle.Abruptly, she leaves New York City to get away from her pain. There, a heart-broken cop is drinking himself into oblivion, his ex occasionally showing up where he drinks and Lizzy works.Then, she's in Nevada, working at a casino where she uses her savings (she wants a car) to stake Leslie, a busted gambler, in a high rollers' game. Katya Blumenberg, who worked on the Art Department of the film, has a cameo as the girlfriend of Elizabeth's ex boyfriend.I found a good acting teacher, and I asked [Wong Kar-Wai], “Can you tell me what to work on?
Can you tell me something about the story, the character, anything?
This is your first acting job, straight into a starring role.
You’re surrounded by some of the most talented actors around at the moment — was that intimidating at all? I mean, I felt definitely they were more confident in what they do — they know what’s going on and I don’t, but they’re all really easy to work with and such nice, normal people, and they really made me feel comfortable.
He definitely tends towards the beauty of the feminine thing, I think. So this film was, in a way, a tribute to a lot of the American films, music and culture that he grew up watching. There’s not a lot of travelling in the end product, it was meant to be more of a road movie I think.
I think we all felt that that the movie and these characters represent his view of America, and it’s a very romantic view, but in a good way. It’s still about journeying to different places, but it’s more implied. NJ: Well I travel quite a bit these days with touring yeah, but even as a kid my Mom and I took a lot of road trip vacations – it’s cheap, and gosh it’s a beautiful country to take a road trip in. NJ: Yeah, the café, I think was meant to feel a little bit like that.
” He said, “No, and I don’t want you to take acting lessons — I think you should stop. ” He was so sure of himself though that I just believed him, so I stopped. It’s not all about me, as a singer or whatever — it certainly doesn’t have the same kind of pressure attached to it for me.