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Collaborators: Dead Ringers: Costuming

Beverly and Elliot Mantle, the two characters portrayed by Jeremy Irons in Dead Ringers, are identical twins who share everything: a home, profession, and, often, lovers. There are, however, striking contrasts in their personalities, differences which were expressed through both Jeremy Irons’ performance, but also through costume. Hear from Denise Cronenberg and Jeremy Irons about the process of dressing and playing these two distinct characters.

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