10 Questions for Vanessa Redgrave

Actress and activist Vanessa Redgrave talks about the U.S. Constitution, singing and (some of) what upsets her

Peter Hapak for TIME

Your new movie, Unfinished Song, is such a weepie. What drew you to it?
The fact that here's a couple who've lived very ordinary, humble lives. They draw this insufficient pension, which all old-age pensioners draw. Nobody else sees why she loves and respects him, but she does, and she sings about it.

Have you done a lot of singing?
I always loved singing because we used to sing round the piano. My father [actor Michael Redgrave] was a brilliant pianist. He loved American musicals. He would bring back loads of song sheets when he went to America to...

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