Vicky Krieps plays muse in "Phantom Thread"
When she auditioned for the Paul Thomas Anderson film, the actor didn't know whom she was auditioning for or whom her co-star could potentially be.Upon discovering she would be working with Daniel Day-Lewis, whose career spans 46 years and three Best...
Upon discovering she would be working with Daniel Day-Lewis, whose career spans 46 years and three Best Actor Oscars, Vicky Krieps insists she wouldn't have changed anything about her audition. She spoke to "Salon Talks" about how she prepared for the role.
In "Phantom Thread," Day-Lewis, who is known for his extreme process of getting into character by way of method acting, plays the role of Reynolds Woodcock, a dressmaker who falls in love with his muse Alma, played Krieps.
"Acting with Daniel I could just hold onto acting as my profession and craft," Krieps said. "Even if he's a method actor or if he's very serious about his work, in the end it's just a character I'm meeting and I'm confronting with my myself as an actor."
While Krieps didn't know it at the time of filming, "Phantom Thread" is said to be Day-Lewis' final role. The
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