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Tilda Swinton: A Life in Pictures

22 December 2011
Tilda Swinton discusses her career at the Academy's Life in Pictures event. Marc Hoberman / BAFTA

BAFTA-winning actress Tilda Swinton (We Need To Talk About Kevin) talks about her diverse film career in this BAFTA Guru video.

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The full length Tilda Swinton interview video is available to watch now on BAFTA Guru.


Since her award-winning performance in Sally Potter's Orlando (1992), Swinton has also appeared in The Beach, Young Adam, Adaptation, Broken Flowers and The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe. In 2008 she won a Supporting Actress BAFTA for her role in Michael Clayton, and attracted huge critical acclaim for her performance in 2011's We Need To Talk About Kevin.

When I was seven I was already aware that I liked performing in private.

In this video from 2007, available to watch in full on BAFTA Guru, Tilda Swinton is interviewed on stage by Nick James, editor of Sight and Sound magazine. They discuss her varied career – from her early roles with Derek Jarman to more recent work in America.

Watch the Tilda Swinton interview now on BAFTA Guru


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