In a new interview with Deadline, Kristen Stewart
is right to say that she wears her feelings. With each of her performances, from Olivier Assayas
’ Gen-y ghost story “Personal Shopper” to Justin Kelly
’s “Jt Leroy
” and, now, Benedict Andrews
,” it feels like the actress is revealing another facet of her real self.
She’s currently at the Venice Film Festival to promote Amazon Studios
,” where the film will have its world premiere. In the politically charged thriller, Stewart plays ’60s New Wave icon Jean Seberg
, complete with blond pixie cut, best known as New York Herald Tribune girl Patricia in Jean-Luc Godard
However, Seberg was equally notorious at the time for her association with Black Power
advocate Hakim Jamal (played here by Anthony Mackie
), turning her into a target of the FBI
, which already had tabs on Seberg illegally in the Hoover
days through its surveillance program Cointelpro.