“Winning changed my life, now the public trusts me”

“Winning the Oscar changed a lot of things in my life. First of all, winning such an important award allowed me to gain more trust from the public. They entered more contracts, more people called me, it made me a more responsible actress Brie Larson, born Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers, which explains her Oscar victory in 2016 as the best actress for the role of Joy in “Room”. “It gave me confidence – says the 34-year-old actress from Sacramento, who talks about herself while being invited to Sardinia by Filming Italy Festa di a Sardegna – I don’t have a diploma, I signed up for the diploma.” Today, the choice of script is on the wave of instinct. “It’s a bit like having a crush, you don’t know why but I’m in love with you. There are many influencing factors, but the most important is the “click” that the character makes in me.”

Among the latest projects in which the actress is involved is “Lesson in chemistry” (2023), a series set in the 1950s that tells the story of Elizabeth Zott (played by Larson), whose dream of becoming a scientist meets a patriarchal society. . When Elisabetta is fired from the laboratory where she works, she agrees to host a television cooking program and, while teaching recipes to the housewives of the village, conveys important messages to women but also to men listening. “For me it was one of the best jobs – explains Larson – because it allowed me to be both in front of and behind the camera and I learned a lot.”

Brie Larson, in addition to being an actress, is also singer and musician. “Singing and playing music is a way to connect with myself – she tells reporters – While acting helps me connect with others.” It is part of his way of approaching the work he does: “It is a job that I have always done and that has helped me to have a more open vision in general. Acting takes you on many journeys, not only in a metaphorical but concrete sense. It allows you to understand what your abilities are. They are all exploratory paths that help me to be more connected with others and also to know myself better.” In 2019 was included by the Times among the most influential people on the planet. “I feel influential, but not among the most influential – she downplays – But maybe I say this more for me not to feel the pressure, because it is a big responsibility.”

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