'Stoker' Star Mia Wasikowska on How She Chooses Roles

Actress discusses the process on how she decides which roles to tackle.
3:00 | 03/08/13

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Transcript for 'Stoker' Star Mia Wasikowska on How She Chooses Roles
Oh yeah. During their -- feeling this event during. Because they didn't -- -- until today. -- -- standing alone. -- About sixty seconds or -- and turned them and be staying here for awhile. I -- for your decision. Because. It's important. He seemed to work. Consistently would really interest and filming it seems to me that that's as much a part of your decision making process says. What you're looking at in the script or am I wrong. Yet definitely. You know if if the person who's creating the world that you are an acting if they have a strong vision. It only -- -- since the strength with which which you can you know. It's you know strengthened the view that you have on your character's -- If you however the direct two who is able to do that continuing its like the most ideal situations. Official the director is like most important. And I've been to a lucky. To -- with. Like the -- that I have worked with and but that's definitely like that top sort of thing as well as the character three in that the cops but. What about the sound of your voice in terms of the act with a little bit of Australian -- yeah had a much Australia in you as there is in Nicole Kidman. When she's just talking natural. Question to you and you can't -- -- -- AM new York and I don't know. I don't know my name -- and -- sort of at -- -- kids kind of an amalgamation. Some different culture is against -- I don't know that I had a really really strong when he -- bet a I definitely have to use an American accent often and in English -- Huffman. -- and yeah but who am I I is more consistent now it was like you know a year ago it. When I was talking normally would be like. And an American in a bit English and -- this. I don't know it's getting more consistent and how do you deal then with the validation that you get from people not just critics. But they have Merrill -- give -- win an Oscar for them playing Margaret Thatcher and say what about that you -- it costs. In -- there what does that do to you when you're hearing. And I mean that's pretty amazed he. Through these amazing what's that what do you ever get nervous to the point where you can't speak. -- -- Yeah -- Think -- and in general -- pretty. At a know -- -- you know films and this realities very different to Wear life growing up so. And it's only really something I -- deep in an out -- At the beginning when I'm starting a press tours again or it's always. -- process of like finding my feet again and how way in. How I do in these kind of situations. But it's yet. I do get like nervous about him in the public side of this stuff wanted to ask. -- in closing about. Stoker and I'm going to ask you not what you think is the best scene in the movie or anything. I'm talking about the process of you as an actor watching you on the screen Ryan is there. I was I'm not advancing the whole scene is their thirty seconds or sixty seconds in that movie where you can look at you and say in that moment. That that please view as an actor doing and that resonates marine's death. It's such a hard thing been tied to look at something years said Clinton -- a pot of objective we bank. That's just me and law I just yes that's -- but I did like. The piano scene -- cases. It was always written in everything intense way it was like a page in. Really. Very descriptive writing at this kind of climactic -- -- it between India and uncle Tony. And when you're filming in its choice for the size -- that -- never quite sure -- was like the same intensity there but. -- when I saw the film I was happy -- it. It seems like. We had. Achieved that same feeling within that the script could play edgier remember reading the script and that high. With particularly -- about mean -- that that would translate. And sometimes -- -- -- -- from the back. You know it's just it's this posture then doing all this so what about you in the end you like what do you do when you're not doing on this. I me. Still live in Australia somebody go -- and there ends -- hang out with my family and -- period like photos or at an it's pretty simple pretty quiet. I just yeah I'm about to if you listen to music I do love music what's your favorite kind. Well right now I really like a lover genius and having of -- -- -- should -- -- -- just love in. And then answer really like. Lee Hazelwood and Nancy Sinatra recently came -- -- There that I had they are here but even before I knew they were in the film my friend -- introduced me -- -- and we will we were listening to them like. All the time and there's so brilliant. -- and I like Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan in its. -- Unison. -- lot of light golden we told me you're not singing this to yourself so in my unintentional and that lets get wrote that popular and play. Let but I thank you for being on the shown I think everybody there's got to see stoker's that got you. Thank you something made -- That was good -- that you are doing some wine singing that -- -- -- Here in Atlanta and. No that was just an older in the shower at all -- --

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