Розмовна тема: The role of satellite photography
Deserts like the Sahara in Africa, the Gobi in Asia and the Great Sandy Desert inAustraliaare dry, desolate places where water is extremely rare and precious. It seldom rains, but when it does, small lakes and ponds suddenly appear. Millions of seeds, waiting in the dry ground, soak up tiny drops of water and sprout to life. Desert animals drink and bathe in the water, which will soon disappear. Because the rain never lasts long, take,” says Haynes. “He gave us some unbelievably strenuous performances.” Deardon says McGregor is not the kind of actor who’ll be chatting away to the crew or cast before a take, and then just carry on with what he was saying afterwards. “No, he’s very, very involved with the part. He’d obviously thought about it a great deal. You can see that at each point, in each scene, he knows exactly where he wants to be. He’s a very dynamic and instinctive actor.”
Another thing people remark upon is just how likeable Ewan McGregor is. He combines an eagerness, energy and fierce friendliness with the sort of sharp sarcasm that you see inand , which prevents him from seeming too full of himself. He never seems to stop smiling, a particularly rare quality to find in actors these days.
He has already settled down into domesticity with his production designer wife, Eve Mavrakis, who he met on the set of Kavanagh QC, and their two-year old daughter Clara, who he describes as “Something else. 1 love her to bits. People ask how I manage to combine a family life and a career but I don’t look at it that way. My family and career are my life. They’re not separate.”