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What was it like to work with Chloe Sevigny and Kate Beckinsale? She has such a command of language and the dialogue in the film – it has a certain quality that is sort of almost musical.Oh they’ve got such a kind of chemistry together because they did a film called Last Days of Disco, which was a Whit Stillman film as well. But they’re so elegant, sophisticated and smart and Chloe sort of epitomises cool, doesn’t she? Tell me about your character, Sir Reginald De Courcy?He is sort of a pompous aristocrat who thinks he knows a little more than he does …Kate Beckinsale’s character has him wrapped around in her little finger.All the elements are very unique and such an amazing ensemble of actors, Stephen Fry and Chloe Sevigny and Kate Beckinsale and James Fleet, all these extraordinary people.So, yes, it’s an experience that I’m very proud of.
Were you a fan of Jane Austen before you did this film? Sometimes you feel like you’re in a kind of little golden era, where all the elements are right. I spent two years – around 12/13 years old – when our family moved to Darwin because both my parents are teachers [in] English and History.Xavier Samuel rose to fame for his role as Riley Biers in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and went on to appear in the movies Fury, alongside Brad Pitt, and Adoration, with Naomi Watts and Robin Wright.Samuel, 33, is now on cinema screens in Whit Stillman’s film Love & Friendship, based on Jane Austen’s novel Lady Susan.The Australian actor chatted to me about working alongside Chloe Sevigny and Kate Beckinsale, his most challenging role and his surprise at being cast in Twilight. I just finished a film in Adelaide, Bad Blood, which is sort of a psychological thriller.
It was really hard and quick – we shot it in about 15 days, which is unheard of …Well, I’ve read Pride and Prejudice and seen many incarnations. I think what makes this story unique is that it’s not so much about romance, it’s about the ruthless qualities that this brilliant woman has to kind of survive and navigate at a time where women are constrained. Did you and your brother [actor] Benedict Samuel grow up both wanting to be actors? I don’t know about Benedict, but I wanted to play football for the Crows!