Léa Seydoux recounts the chemistry on her last shoot

Léa Seydoux and Gijs Naber in My Wife’s Story. Distribution Pyramid

Invited to the show “Boomerang” on France Inter on Wednesday March 16, Léa Seydoux confided in her life as an actress. She recounts in particular her last shoot, My Wife’s Storyand the chemistry with his on-screen partner, Dutch actor Gijs Naber.

It is the story of a woman, of “his” wife, that of Jakob Störr, the character played by Dutch actor Gijs Naber, alongside Léa Seydoux. The French actress was a guest on the show ” Boomerangon France Inter this Wednesday, March 16 to talk about My Wife’s Story, film by Ildiko Enyedi, in which she holds the title role, that of the said mysterious wife, even unfathomable. After talking about the intensity of his encounter with Adèle Exarchopoulos on the set of The Life of AdeleLéa Seydoux then recounted the “crazy” phenomenon that occurred on the set of her latest feature film and the immediate chemistry with Gijs Naber.

“I’m going to tell you a little secret. There was something quite striking about him. As soon as he put on his felted wool sailor suit, very thick, I fell in love with him, ”says the actress to Augustin Trapenard. To the presenter who is enthusiastic, the actress insists: “It was completely crazy. There was a certain vulnerability in him, and on the set I was in love with him when I played with him”. The new feature film, adapted from the novel by Hungarian Milán Füst published in 1942, tells the story of a boat captain who decides to marry the first woman who will cross the door of the café in which he is. Fate sends him Lizzy who quickly becomes an obsession in love.

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“I don’t feel like an actress”

At the microphone of France Inter, Léa Seydoux talks about her roles and her job. She then admits to always feeling naked on a set: “It’s a state, I have the feeling of offering both my body and my emotions”. However, with modesty, the actress does not feel comfortable when mentioning her profession as an actress. “I still find it difficult to say that I am an actress,” she admits. “I don’t feel like an actress, I feel like a woman.” This way of apprehending the profession, the public finds it in his way of playing. emma in The Life of AdeleMadeleine Swann in the last James Bond or even Simone in The French Dispatch the young woman declares that she fully incarnates her characters: “When I’m on a set, I don’t play, I become the character”.

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