Sir Michael Caine's on-screen death brings wife to tears
Watching Michael Caine playing a grumpy old man sinking into dementia, Shakira, 62, couldn't control her emotions and burst into floods of tears.india Updated: Apr 07, 2009 20:49 IST
Sir Michael Caine's wife Shakira was badly shaken during a preview screening of his latest film Is There Anybody There?
Watching Caine playing a grumpy old man sinking into dementia, Shakira, 62, couldn't control her emotions and burst into floods of tears.
Sir Michael, 76, said that he had to comfort her afterwards.
"She got very upset because she watched me grow old and die in the film," the Daily Express quoted him, as saying.
"I said to her, 'It's just a performance. I'm not like the character. I am not the same person,'''' " he added.
The two-time Oscar winning actor is generating more awards buzz for his work in the sentimental drama.
"It was a hell of a part and really stretched me," he said.