I directed in the West End when I was young, I could have fallen flat on my arse. What becomes of a wunderkind once he hits his 40s is a question not everyone could answer with optimism. They were both slightly bashful about it" -- perhaps because it came so soon after Winslet's separation from Mia's father, Jim Threapleton, a shift that caused something of a media stir at the time. Because his style is subtle, and because even his least successful work is well-crafted, it's an important distinction to make. All the acts from episode 1 in pics. He's always been good at sport -- rather rare in our world". He shows me the place where they're rehearsing:
When he left university, Mendes was hired at the Chichester Festival Theatre because its director had been informed of his sporting abilities and was sick of losing their annual cricket match to the RSC.
How Sam Mendes watched his wife Kate Winslet have sex with Leonardo DiCaprio
What's the biggest risk you've ever taken? Mendes was born 43 years ago -- in the same small hospital outside London, in the town of Reading, where Kate Winslet was born 10 years later. So for the relevant parts of Revolutionary Road, his first collaboration with Kate Winslet, Mendes moved the monitor screens into another room, and watched from there. Oh my God, I just said 'Action'! Dublin Comic Con Longitude in pictures: