Downton Abbey: Elizabeth McGovern, the discreet flame

PORTRAIT – She started alongside Robert Redford, Milos Forman and Robert de Niro, was nominated for an Oscar at 20, then chose the shadow. She returns to the front of the stage in the sequel to Downton Abbeyat the cinema on Wednesday.

“Sometimes the best decision is to put your ego aside and accept a minor role in a project that you feel will appeal to the public,” analyzes with disarming lucidity Elizabeth McGovern from the sofa at the Bristol, where she receives us as the long promotional campaign of Downton Abbey. A new era. The second film, released on Wednesday, continues Julian Fellowes’ cult series about the misadventures of Yorkshire aristocrats and their Edwardian servants in the twilight of the 1920s. to accept in 2009 the role of Cora Crawley, countess of Grantham, chatelaine of the saga. However, the love at first sight with his character was not really there.

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