It's always fun to play around with characters, try different readings and approaches. So, I decided to try an exercise today with the character of Walter in TOTAL PERFORMANCE. I filmed the same brief scene twice, but tried to do something a little different with each take.
In the first take, I went for the sympathetic approach, whereas in
the second take, I'm trying to be all business, but you can see that
this is very difficult for him. Even though Walter appears only briefly in the film, I hope to give him layers and complexity.
Here's Take One:
Here's Take Two:
I sent these videos to Sean Meehan to get his thoughts.