Sexual politics, and the role that women were playing in America, was changing graphically.I think that's one thing that Mike was interested in exploring: how those are juxtaposed, how the coming of age of [my] character is kind of in sync with the coming of age of a lot of Americans and their new identities. the experience of a child of the '60s would have been like in the '70s, when the hope he had for this peaceful, pacifist, free love thing had been dashed.So he was asking me to play a journalist who had spent 25 years trying to build up his reputation, and that would be undermined if I became a puppet.Pablo said, "Despite the emotional and psychological trauma that the nation and [Jackie] had recently undergone, I need you, for the narrative experience, to make sure that she's not going to undermine your role as a journalist." That was a really interesting, difficult thing to play.Many artists are struggling right now with the role their work plays in a culture that feels so combative. Art — substantial, lasting art — is created in spades.You can guarantee that there are plays and books and films and albums being cut right now that are going to be with us for decades.Those are the very interesting things to be exploring right now. It's really provocative for everyone, whether they find it exhilarating or terrifying.I want to ask you a question about the landscape of American politics, since are both political, social movies. I think history speaks to one very clear reality in times of tumult, of political upheaval, of drastic change.
However, both have repeatedly denied being involved before Parker was out of the picture.The following interview has been lightly edited for length and clarity. These are incredibly ambitious movies, artistically. The acting that both Mike [Mills] and Pablo [Larraín] are interested in is deeply nuanced. The time is a backdrop for whatever part of the human experience you're exploring.It’s about the nature of interpersonal exchanges and relationships and growth. That being said, it is worth understanding the sociopolitical movements that were underway in both films. In , for instance, we have to remember that [Jacqueline Kennedy] was the third-youngest first lady at the time.Claire and Billy broke up 3 years later when it was said that she was cheating on him with her "Evening" co-star Hugh Dancy.Are celebrities more likely to divorce or break up?