After announcing his retirement from the world of acting almost a year ago, actor Daniel Day-Lewis reveals the real reasons for his decision; in addition to the reason for its irrevocability.
Daniel Day-Lewis, the actor who won three Oscars for Best Leading Actor, has spoken again about the reasons that led him to get away from the world of acting; action left after finishing The Invisible Thread.
“Before shooting ‘the Invisible Thread’, I had no idea that I was going to give up acting.”
And it is that, as revealed to the portal W Magazine, play the character of Reynolds Woodcock it plunged him into a depression so deep that it made him never want to go back under someone else’s skin.
“When we finished, both Paul and I were flooded with a huge feeling of sadness that took us by surprise. Until then, neither of us were aware of what we had created. It was hard living with it… and it still is. “
Day-Lewis also assures that he has not seen and will not see the tape; and that, although he had already announced his retirement on previous occasions – he already did so in 2012, after starring Lincoln-, the decision is irrevocable.
“All my life I have talked about how I should stop acting, but now it is different. The decision has taken root in me, becoming almost a compulsion. I don’t want to be sucked into another project ”.
The actor has stood out for preparing each character obsessively, investigating his inner problems and becoming himself; fact that they made him a three-time winner of the Oscar for Best Leading Actor, for My left Foot (1990), Wells of Ambition (2007) Y Lincoln (2012), in addition to many other magnificent performances. What do you think? Would you like to see it again?
review of The Invisible Thread (2017): A suit with many layers