Dramatic thespian and perpetual lover of food. A Shieldmaiden of Rohan, so I am no man and all that jazz.
I cry because Borgias.
I like the dramatic tool that is fantasy and I put period films within the category of fantasy as I would put sci-fi within that same category. I think as a dramatic tool, you leave yourself behind. Your imagination is instantly needed because it’s a world that you don’t recognize with a world you don’t know. And I think that means you have a very different emotional reaction to the characters. I think it’s no better or worse for contemporary pieces. I think in contemporary pieces, it’s about voyeurism. You bring your own experiences to life because you recognize the world. I don’t think you do that as much with the whole fantasy genre. I find that very interesting.
Keira Knightley photographed by Ellen von Unwerth for Harper’s Bazaar UK, September 2012
Keira Knightley photographed by Emily Hope for Rika Magazine #8 (2013)
Keira Knightley photographed by Emily Hope for Rika Magazine #8
Keira Knightley | photographed by Robert Erdmann for Marie Claire Australia (2011)
Keira Knightley | photographed by Ellen Von Unwerth (2010)
Keira Knightley / Photographer: Ellen Von Unwerth /Styling: Cathy Kasterine