VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Thomasin McKenzie On Playing Anne Hathaway’s Love Interest In ‘Eileen’
Premiering at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, the film Eileen follows the titular character (Thomasin McKenzie) as she works at a prison when a mysterious love interest, Rebecca (Anne Hathaway), joins the staff and things take a turn for the more dangerous.
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In a red carpet interview, McKenzie spoke about her character Eileen.
“My character has spent so much time in the prison that she worked at and it’s such a negative, not positive environment that she became quite immune to that,” she explained. “It was like she wasn’t really taking a lot in and when you’re in those situations you kind of find ways to protect yourself so I think that was Eileen’s downfall, that is the numbness that she had developed.”
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