In the film Problemista, Tilda Swinton played the eccentric art critic who drags the immigrant toy designer Alejandro, played by writer and director Julio Torres, around to archive and catalog her late husband’s artwork, played by RZA. Greta Titelman played the character Celeste.

In an exclusive interview with uInterview at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas, Titelman revealed the most ‘Julio Torres’ moment of the movie.

“I guess in a sincere way like how collaborative he is always a very Julio moment,” she said. “He wants to collaborate with all of us. And when he was like, ‘yeah, we’re going to talk through the scene with Tilda,’ and I just went into his office it’s just me and Tilda like sitting there and I was like, ok very casual, cool, calm, that kind of vibe.”


Titelman also recalled her favorite moment working with Swinton.

“Yeah I mean, the moment I got to work with Tilda on the film,” she exclaimed. “She is like such a wildly collaborative person that by the time we shot our scene it was like, I don’t know, I felt like I was working with a friend. So the kind of smoke of ‘Tilda, the other world, the like ethereal, majestic being that is Tilda’ got really grounded for me and it was really amazing to just work with her because she makes everyone feel so comfortable.”

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