Dating a danish man
In the last year she has had six films in American theaters, including , costarring her real-life boyfriend, Michael Fassbender, are due to arrive this year.
Come summer, she’ll star opposite Matt Damon in the next Bourne installment.“To be quite honest, it’s nerve-racking, the way these films sort of piled up,” she says.
It was a fear I recognized immediately, having been up much of the night myself.
A few weeks earlier the Swedish actress had suggested that we go skydiving after I threw out some rather tame ideas for a Los Angeles playdate—a game of tennis, a visit to a nearby farmer’s market, a sunny hike in the Palisades.
On-screen Alicia is at once steely and fragile, world-weary and childlike.
At times she suggests a less mischievous Anna Karina, Godard’s muse, but mostly she resembles no one at all.
It was because ballet is about perfection, and if you weren’t perfect, it was like the world was falling apart. I went to therapy without telling my parents.”Constrained by the world of the ballet, Alicia escaped to the nightclubs of Stockholm, unspooling her bun and throwing on a black T-shirt to conceal her preppiness.
She also started auditioning for roles on Swedish television shows.
Her parents divorced when she was two months old, and she spent weekends and summers with her father, a psychiatrist, and a houseful of half-siblings.
“It’s a mixed feeling when everything you’ve ever wanted in making films is coming true, and yet you feel scared because it’s happening all at once.
Suddenly you’re in rooms with people you’ve looked up to for years, the Judi Denches.
“Apparently adrenaline makes every six seconds feel like a single second, so time collapses.” Alicia’s English, British-accented, is immaculate, her voice low and conspiratorial.
Though a reserve prevails in her demeanor, there seems always to be the threat of giddiness, muted by a natural air of gravity.