Michael Shannon's talent toasted at 47th Deauville American Film Festival


His brooding presence and quiet intensity have marked him out as a go-to character actor over the last two decades of American cinema. US actor Michael Shannon sat down with FRANCE 24 at the 47th Deauville American Film Festival.


Michael Shannon's repertoire has stretched from hitmen to troubled suburban fathers, from Elvis Presley to General Zod.

As the Deauville American Film Festival crowns that eclectic career with its annual Talent Award, he tells us more about an unassuming start in the business, how the climate crisis influences his choices and which filmmakers he will never turn down.

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