Why we LOVE Emma Thompson more than ever
What a wonderful human being Emma Thompson is. You knew that anyway but… in the Guardian’s Living in a Woman’s Body feature, the 62-year-old actor writes about the pleasure of spending time with her mother (89) and daughter (22). Being sandwiched in the middle of the two women, and learning from each of them:
‘Living between these bodies is an odd mixture of joy and grief. My daughter thrums. Her life force changes the atmosphere in the room as soon as she enters. We all receive the electrical charge and, once again, we dance.’
‘My mother’s body bears witness in more traditional ways – watching her navigate its frailty and bentness is a daily learning, a meditation. She taught me to walk when I was a baby, and now, she teaches me how I will walk when I am old.’
The piece is superbly written, thoughtful and poignant. Which is why we LOVE Emma Thompson more than ever.
Read the full feature HERE.