Posted on
Jul 27, 2013

Cate Blanchett on ‘Blue Jasmine,’ Woody Allen and the Beauty of Being ‘Peculiar-Looking’

Article and Interview from The Hollywood Reporter, plus caps.

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The 44-year-old Oscar winner is earning some of the best reviews of her career for her perf as a woman many have described as Blanche DuBois-meets-Ruth Madoff.

On Thursday morning I met up in Los Angeles with Cate Blanchett, the star of Woody Allen’s latest film Blue Jasmine — which opens today — to discuss her life, career and performance as the new film’s titular character, for which she has already garnered some of the best reviews of her career. In the dramedy, she plays an ex-Park Avenue socialite now in financial and emotional shambles whose prior existence — before her husband was exposed as a sexual philanderer and Bernie Madoff-style fraud — is revealed in flashbacks, until the past connects with the presence in the most unexpected of ways.
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