The Economist Asks: Viggo Mortensen

12.03.2020 - By The Economist Asks

Download our free app to listen on your phone

The actor, best known for playing Aragorn in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, talks about directing his first feature film on caring for his parents who suffered from dementia. Anne McElvoy asks him why he prefers cinema to home-streaming and whether he believes people will return to the big screen after the pandemic. And, how controversy around Hollywood director Woody Allen doesn’t stop Mortensen from enjoying his films. 
 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

More episodes from The Economist Asks