Touching And Unique Reason Why Meryl Streep Doesn't Like To Watch Her Old Films

December 12, 2018 15:25

It’s been over 40 years since the release of the first film where we could see one of the most successful and strikingly diverse actresses, Meryl Streep. She is a three-time Oscar winner, has many other prestigious awards, and even more nominations. It would seem that she has a lot to be proud of and something to remember with nostalgia, but in reality, it's indeed otherwise. Meryl doesn’t like to watch her films, even though some of them are worth watching for every woman.

She isn’t the only one to avoid reviewing her works. For example, Angelina Jolie and Julianne Moore also receive much more pleasure from participating in the filming rather than observing them, and Johnny Depp thinks that he acts better and gets used to the role if he doesn’t focus on how he looks on the screen.

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On December 1, 2018, Meryl Streep appeared at the Montclair Film Festival in New Jersey. During the short interview, the actress shared some facts about her career. Since her images embodied on the screen quite differently, it can be assumed she preferred roles that required physical and emotional transformation, which she implemented perfectly. For example, she spoke about her ability to empathize because real actors must know how to do it.

She said the following about her films:

By the way, according to Vanity Fair, there was another reason why Streep didn’t like her old films. It turned out that she considered herself ugly and constantly saw flaws in her appearance. She has never sought to take after the generally accepted beauty standards, especially while choosing an image for her role. Perhaps, that is why she always seemed so attractive.

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Today, we also want to recall just some of the most iconic roles by Meryl Streep, taking a short journey into her acting past.

1. Joanna Kramer – "Kramer vs. Kramer" (1979)

© Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) / Columbia Pictures Corporation

2. Madeline Ashton – "Death Becomes Her" (1992)

© Death Becomes Her (1992) / Universal Pictures

3. Kate Gulden – "One True Thing" (1998)

© One True Thing (1998) / Universal Pictures

4. Miranda Priestly – "The Devil Wears Prada" (2006)

© The Devil Wears Prada (2006) / 20th Century Fox

5. Donna Sheridan – "Mamma Mia!" (2008)

© Mamma Mia! (2008) / Universal Pictures

Realistic self-assessment and a skeptical attitude towards it helps us improve. These and many other films can be mentioned endlessly, but nothing can debunk Meryl’s talent, even she herself. Even if Streep is dissatisfied with something, that is definitely not her appearance. What do you think? Which film with her participation is the best? Share your thoughts in the comments.

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