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Great Performance: Christopher Plummer

Christopher Plummer discusses relaxing in front of a camera and his own lack of pathos.

Christopher Plummer discusses relaxing in front of a camera and his own lack of pathos.

2011 Performances: Beginners, Barrymore, Priest

Nominated: Best Supporting Actor for Beginners

THE PERFORMERS SPEAK:

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