‘Frankie’ Star Isabelle Huppert on Learning to Trust Director Ira Sachs’ Approach | Video

“There’s a lot being said and a lot being unsaid, and that really runs all along the film all the time,” the actress says

Isabelle Huppert’s latest film, “Frankie” from director Ira Sachs, required the actress to be especially open and honest, trusting in the strength of the characters and the performers around her rather than a strict plot.

Huppert plays an internationally famous actress who learns she has a terminal illness and brings together friends and family at a resort in Portugal in order to find some closure and hope that her loved ones are taken care of after she’s gone. But as Huppert explains, that’s “only a small part of the film,” which examines deeper relationships between its entire ensemble.

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Brian Welk

Brian Welk

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