One of the most talked about films from Sundance 2016 was Antonio Campos’ Christine, a feature film chronicling the story of 1970s TV reporter Christine Chubbuck. The intense character study of a woman who will end up committing suicide on live TV was brought to life by the very talented Rebecca Hall, diving deep into her character and presenting to audiences who she was. We had the opportunity to sit down with her during TIFF 2016 to really understand how she stepped into the shoes of her character and brought her to life on screen.

Born 1982 in London, England, Rebecca Hall is a versatile actress who has dabbled in film, television and stage, appearing in very diverse and contrasting roles from project to project. Her film and TV works include projects such as The Prestige, Frost/Nixon, and The Town. She started out in stage by joining a production of Mrs Warren’s Profession at the Strand Theatre in London, a production directed by her father. She has gone on to play multiple shows in both the UK and America, making her official Broadway debut in Sophie Treadwell’s Machinal in 2013.