Role: Coco Rivington
Release Date: November 21, 2007 (USA)
Director: Todd Haynes
Writers: Todd Haynes, Oren Moverman
MPAA Rating: R
Tagline: All I Can Do Is Be Me Whoever That Is
Cate Blanchett….Jude Quinn
Christian Bale….Jack Rollins/Pastor John
Richard Gere….Billy the Kid
Marcus Carl Franklin….Woody Guthrie
Heath Ledger…Robbie Clark
Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, with six characters embodying a different aspect of the musician’s life and work.
Michelle plays Coco Rivington, an Edie Sedgwick type socialite, who has a bad romantic history with Jude Quinn.
Quotes from the Movie:
“You might think nothing can reach those tens of thousands living by the dollar but you’d be wrong.”
“So that’s what you think you have over everyone? Freedom?”
“Here’s a tip – use your fists.”
Quotes from Michelle:
“It’s hard for me to watch myself. In the Todd Haynes movie I got to play a really glamorous, controlling, manipulative girl. I was excited that he saw me in that way.”
– Filming began in July 2006 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
– Heath Ledger co-starred with Michelle in Brokeback Mountain and, in real life, they were engaged during the making of this film.