Fansites Interview Director Bill Condon

Last week at Comic Con fan sites had the opportunity to interview Bill Condon after the Breaking Dawn panel.

Below is part of the transcript of the interview.

You can read the full interview at  TwilightMoms or at Twilight Lexicon .

 

Q: About the honeymoon scene, I noticed of course the humor in that. Why did you guys choose to do it that way and how did that decision come about?


Bill: About being funny when she’s getting ready? It just felt like it was human. It was like, again, making everything as real as possible, and it’s like anybody in that moment when it’s like “Oh my God, it’s about to happen”, it’s one thing it’s gonna happen this night. God, it’s Bella, after all this time. And it’s a vampire, you know? But now is the moment and is just about making it as relatable as possible. Like, what do you do? You just try to control it in any way you possibly can. You know, you brush your teeth for the tenth time and do all those things to make yourself think that you’re ready, which of course you can’t do. And then the way we cut it it was just like a lot of jump cuts to make it like she’s sort of this nervous jangly thing. You know the way Kristen goes? (taps fingers impatiently on table, everyone laughs) that was the rhythm of it, you know? We matched that with the way we presented it.

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Posted on July 30, 2011, in Bill Condon, breaking dawn, comic-con, interviews and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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