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RENEE ZELLWEGER plays a hardscrabble country woman in the upcoming Civil War epic Cold Mountain. To fix the mood on set, director Anthony Minghella displayed tintype photos of cast members, including Jude Law and Nicole Kidman. Zellweger "is not digging into her own biography as an actress," says Minghella in Interview, where the pictures appear. "She's creating it." Either that or it's the gritty stare of a gal who wants her Oscar.

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