The Grand Se­duc­tion

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Star­ring Brendan Glee­son and Tay­lor Kitsch Open­ing Fri­day New­found­land any­way, and the film gave him an ex­cuse to ex­plore it fur­ther. “It sounds so much like home and I was just fas­ci­nated to ex­plore it, re­ally,” he says. “And it’s the kind of place that you could al­ways mean to go to but never ac­tu­ally get there.” He says he wasn’t dis­ap­pointed, dis­cov­er­ing a link be­tween New­found­lan­ders and the Ir­ish that tran­scended mere ac­cents. “I re­mem­ber meet­ing a guy who was talk­ing about the way all his re­la­tions like to wind each other up, and play tricks on them. Things would go miss­ing out of their houses and you’ll find them on the top of the roof,” he says. “There’s a shared sense of hu­mour that I found very im­me­di­ate. “I find it a very cu­ri­ous and in­ter­est­ing place and it is a bit of a bridge be­tween the two worlds,

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