Kate Winslet in The Reader
Her role in The Reader won the actress her first and only (so far) Academy Award for Best Actress, but it wasn’t easy getting there. the actress said that the difficult role took its toll on her.
Her role in The Reader was emotionally challenging to handle, and the actress said it took her months to break free from the haunting character and finally leave it behind. However, that was nothing compared to what she did for the titanic – stalking the director for months to convince him to give her the part.