EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Director Terence Davies Talks 'The Deep Blue Sea'

Tuesday, 20 March 2012 22:23
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Opening in theaters on March 23rd is a new British drama from director Terence Davies (The House of Mirth) called The Deep Blue Sea. The film stars Academy Award-winner Rachel Weisz (The Constant Gardner), Tom Hiddleston (Thor), and Simon Russell Beale (Hamlet). 

IAR's Managing Editor Jami Philbrick recently sat down with director Terence Davies to discuss his work on The Deep Blue Sea. The director talked about the new movie, adapting the play into a screenplay, the period, the lighting and look of the film, cinematical influences, casting Weisz and Hiddleston, the relationship between their two characters, finding important moments in the rehearsal process, and the film's implied hope.

To watch our exclusive interview with director Terence Davies about The Deep Blue Sea, please click on the video player above.


Hester Collyer (Weisz), the wife of a High Court judge (Beale), a free spirit trapped in a passionless marriage. Her encunter with Freddie Page, a troubled former Royal Air Force pilot (Hiddleston) throws her life in turmoil, as their erotic relatioship leaves her emotionally stranded and physically isolated. Nearly abandoned by Freddie, Hester attempts to win him back through a desperate gesture. This only serves to estrange her more from the men in her life and reality itself.

The Deep Blue Sea opens in theaters on March 23rd. 

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