In the new David Fincher film, Mank (shot in stunning monochrome), Tuppence Middleton plays long-suffering wife Sara to Gary Oldman’s Herman J. Mankiewicz. The movie chronicles years of their marriage as well as Herman’s process into writing Citizen Kane, and though the film is star-studded (Charles Dance! Amanda Seyfried! Tom Pelphrey!), Middleton sparkles in her every scene.
I recently had the opportunity to sit down over Zoom video and chat with the accomplished British actress (best known for her roles in Downton Abbey and War & Peace) and here’s the edited version of that delightful chat.
Mank is now streaming on Netflix