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Actor Highlight: Harris Dickinson | We Are Actors

(That is the primary submit within the new Actor Highlight function, which covers a special actor every time – anybody from the likes of Meryl Streep to an up-and-comer who’s identify you’ve by no means heard – highlighting three of their finest performances. We hope the posts can encourage you to comply with these implausible performers and their work)

It’s taken all of two seconds for Harris Dickinson to command the eye of moviegoers all over the place, even when nobody but is aware of his identify. He was solely twenty-one years previous when his debut function, “Seaside Rats,” was launched. The now twenty-six yr previous has had a formidable yr, showing in three theatrical releases. All three simply occur to be a few of his finest work to date.

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Crawdads is an uneven movie, however there’s no query concerning the high quality of the performances. Dickinson arrives within the narrative as Chase – a swaggering, tough edges love curiosity. He nails the simplistic and oblivious nature of Chase earlier than revealing his darker impulses. Whilst we develop to despise him, his characterization of the manipulative younger man is eerily acquainted.


First billing within the Palme D’Or winner isn’t any small matter. All through the primary compelling sequence about who ought to pay the dinner invoice, Dickinson’s eyes and physique language communicate volumes. The admirable vary of his many faces builds within the following runtime (Carl is a mannequin in spite of everything.) Dickinson toes the road between a privileged, Draco Malfoy-like sort, and an harmless and extra likable pawn in a world of energy gamers. It’s among the best performances of the yr to date.


See How They Run provides a pinch of acclaimed actor Richard Attenborough’s pretentiousness into Dickinson’s combine. His comedic chops are on full show. He performs excessive class with a searing vanity, straightening his posture, relishing in phrase play and nearly stealing each scene he’s in. It’s a fabulous character flip from an actor who’s already turning into related extra inner, understated work.

(For those who’d prefer to see Harris speak extra about his course of and passions, try the interview under!)



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