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is a very far cry from his en­er­getic self.

‘‘The main chal­lenge of play­ing a char­ac­ter like Arthur for me is that I’m quite an en­er­getic kind of hy­per­ac­tive sort of per­son, and Arthur is some­body who has had the zest for life and en­ergy and youth drained from him,’’ he says.

‘‘So it was re­ally about dead­en­ing my own nat­u­ral en­ergy and just por­tray­ing a man with noth­ing left . . . barely able to get through the day.’’

While there’s no vi­o­lence in The Woman In Black, Rad­cliffe thinks the film is gen­uinely fright­en­ing.

‘‘There’s no gore or blood, and it’s not got that el­e­ment to it, but I think what our di­rec­tor James Watkins has man­aged to do is keep the au­di­ence in a state of slight ten­sion for the whole time,’’ Rad­cliffe says. ‘‘It is more about the psy­cho­log­i­cal as­pect.’’

Rad­cliffe’s next film project takes him to the US for the mak­ing of Kill Your Dar­lings, in which he plays a 19-year-old Allen Gins­berg.

opens to­day.

Daniel Rad­cliffe in a scene from

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