From this vantage point, the Kevorkian film marks the dawn of a new phase for pacino.
For me,” said pacino, “it was always the opportunity just to be able to explore the whole idea of a zealot.
The Humbling focuses on Simon Axler (pacino), a veteran stage actor who loses the desire to act.
Unlike Axler, pacino says he has yet to lose his, though many critics would beg to differ.
Plus, VIEW clips of some of pacino's most memorable performances.
AL is not just pacino, it's an East Indian tree, and AM is not just talk-radio, it's a form of "to be."
It was at that point, she said, that pacino “began to like me,” and she was cast in the film.
pacino—Dad called him “Al”—played Sonny, a desperate guy who robbed a bank in Brooklyn.
When she finished the take, Pfeiffer saw that there was “blood everywhere” and that a glass shard had cut pacino.
Surprisingly, pacino played the role without ever having met Kevorkian.