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  • Vanessa is coming in. Here comes Vanessa. Vanessa is coming in.

  • Watch this person coming, its Vanessa.

  • Hello Vanessa. Nice to meet you!

  • A Golden Globe, a SAG Award, now the Oscar nomination

  • wow it's really impressive, congratulations. Thank you!

  • It feels good, thank you! How do you feel when you wake up in the morning,

  • just knowing you might take you first Oscar home.

  • I haven't really thought, I haven´t put myself there

  • I don't put myself in that - imagine that position

  • I'm really enjoying this whole

  • approach to it in this whole award season I've been going around

  • supporting this this film that took 20 years to make

  • and we got it made and now

  • its at a time when it's getting a light shine on it

  • you know for picture for editing for performances and that's something I'm

  • I'm proud of and I'm proud to be sharing it and I'm gonna

  • I'll be able to better answer that after

  • the season's over whether I win it or not

  • Honestly, when I first read about this movie and I saw your pictures how

  • much weight you lost

  • I thought, why would anyone do that for role,

  • and then I saw the movie and now I get it. Bravo!

  • it was truly worth it this movie, right?

  • It was an obvious responsibility that I had

  • to go play the character,

  • if I didn't do that, I really wouldn´t have worked.

  • I would have been embarrassed, I wouldn´t have been doing my job.

  • So it was very clear to me, it was never a question

  • going into it that that wasn't necessary.

  • I didn't know how much I was gonna loose, I just knew

  • there was a certain place I needed to get

  • to best represent Ron Woodruff

  • How did playing this character influence your day-to-day life?

  • I'd say then and still

  • I'd definitely challenge authority more aggressively

  • than I did before, politically

  • on a government level, on many levels

  • challenge authority. Don't just take someone's word for

  • things as easily as maybe I did before

  • I always question, what actually did Ron Woodroff

  • at the end he doesn't go that court and win

  • he goes there and looses. But what did he do?

  • And I would say, to the best of my knowledge,

  • his shook the tree and made enough noise he was obviously making enough noise that the FDA

  • came down and shut him down three times so he was obviously

  • important enough and it was on their radar as you know

  • a criminal and we gonna shut this guy up and so what do I think probably happened

  • well, you know the congressmen and senators who had their special-interest staced up on

  • their desk

  • I think he got, you know, the people with HIV and how do we better treat them

  • that move from the bottom of the list closer to the top

  • And so I think he helped fast track; what he did

  • help fast-track the government doing research about the thing, there's a better

  • way to treat people with HIV.

  • You shot this movie in 25 days.

  • That must have been a challenge because thats not a long time for a movie like that.

  • No, it#s not. It was a challenge, but in hindsight, I also call it a privlege

  • because you didn't have to reset

  • in the day, you almost didn't have to reset at night or at the end of the week.

  • It felt like the camera was always rolling

  • so there what happens when you know that you're under the gun

  • one: you're forced to get creative. Number two:

  • you don't warm up into the scene. You show up that morning and you're hitting it

  • because there's not gonna be time to warm up. You don't get in a scene and kinda find it

  • which you have the privilege of doing in more considerate films

  • we have more time which those are nice as well but this was like boy get outta bed

  • I'm on. Everybody better be on,

  • until they tell us to go home we're not shooting anymore, ever.

  • Which came after 25 days. Thank you so much. it was great to talk to you.

Vanessa is coming in. Here comes Vanessa. Vanessa is coming in.

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