Sundown | Tim Roth Interview [Exclusive]

Tim Roth in Sundown

Only a few thespians can pull off the acting feat of starring in a narrative feature film that offers minimum dialogue. For Tim Roth, the accomplished veteran actor pulled off the dramatic feat in Michel Franco’s film Sundown.

The film features a British man who stayed behind in Acapulco, Mexico to leave his family in order to proceed towards a new chapter of his life.

The film also stars Charlotte Gainsbourg, Iazua Larios, Henry Goodman, Albertine Kotting McMillan, and Samuel Bottomley.

Here is the official synopsis of Sundown:

Neil and Alice Bennett (Tim Roth, Charlotte Gainsbourg) are the core of a wealthy family on vacation in Mexico with younger members Colin and Alexa (Samuel Bottomley, Albertine Kotting McMillan) until a distant emergency cuts their trip short. When one relative disrupts the family’s tight-knit order, simmering tensions rise to the fore in this suspenseful jolt from writer/director Michel Franco.

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LRM Online’s Gig Patta spoke with actor Tim Roth about working with Michel Franco and displaying emotions rather than dialogue for character development.

Tim Roth began his acting career in the 1980s among a group of prominent British actors during the era as the “Brit Pack.” He received attention for his roles in multiple films, including The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover, Vincent & Theo, and Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead. Oftentimes, he collaborated with Quentin Tarantino in a few films, such as Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Four Rooms, and The Hateful Eight. In Rob Roy, he won the BAFTA Award for Beest Actor in a Supporting Role, nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor—Motion Picture, and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. His directorial debut came with the film The War Zone. Other notable roles included Cal Lightman in the Fox series Lie to Me, Jim Worth/Jack Devlin in the series Tin Star, and Abomination in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Sundown is now playing in select theaters today.

Watch the exclusive interview with Tim Roth below. Let us know what you think of the interview.

Source: LRM Online Exclusive, Bleecker Street

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