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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