1. Viggo Mortensen, photo Suki Dhanda

    Viggo Mortensen: ‘Often people are desperate, so I do what needs to be done’

    Captivating interview with Viggo covers Jauja, his preparation and work as an actor, family, Perceval Press, and activism. Interviewer Alice Fisher concludes: "Whether he’s stumbling through a desert looking for life’s answers, bringing his own tea set to an interview or flying across the country for a 20-minute chat, the man knows what he wants.”
  2. Viggo Mortensen in The Two Faces of January

    The Two Faces of January: Viggo Mortensen and Hossein Amini interview

    Viggo Mortensen and Hossein Amini talk about the genesis of the project and how their partnership helped it come together; Viggo talks about how he has been choosing which project to take on, and his character in the film. "Mortensen was attracted to the mystery of Chester. 'As an actor, it’s nice to have a secret,' he says. 'Even when there’s no secret in the screenplay I always try to find one.'"
  3. Viggo Mortensen in The Two Faces of January

    The Two Faces of January – Viggo Mortensen interview

    Viggo Mortensen talks about playing Chester MacFarland in The Two Faces of January and why the script and the subtle nature of it provided something a little bit different from the normal thriller. He also talks about his career post-Lord of the Rings and why he goes about choosing his roles in the way that he does.
  4. Interview: Viggo Mortensen for Hidalgo

    Viggo talks about Hidalgo as a story that appeals to his love of mythology and the hero's journey. "I like the big stories and the big landscapes. I guess I am interested in ordeals, whether you are in the Sahara desert or you're in New Zealand or wherever, but I also like small stories that can take place in a room, in a kitchen sink drama.... Any ordeal clears and purifies your vision of yourself and how you fit in or don't fit into the world. Those are the stories I am drawn to." Other topics include Frank Hopkins, mustangs, history, politics, and the Middle East. In other words, just a typical Viggo Mortensen interview.