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'I mean, who the f— is at ease with their body when they’re 18? 'You’re not free at all; you’re just doing it because you’ve been told to do it. 'And it’s something that happens to every actress – and not every actor.’ The nudity in Birdsong, though, was a different matter. It’s more a sex story, or a passion story, than a love story.
'There was no moment where I was questioning the fact that we were going to have to show something, because that’s what happens in life.
It is also spot-on for the role Poésy is playing: Isabelle Azaire, a refined French gentlewoman of Amiens in 1910.
Poésy is most often recognised for playing Fleur Delacour in three Harry Potter films, and for her role in the thriller In Bruges, opposite Colin Farrell, but she retains a very French love of high culture.
Naked images of her duly wound up all over the place. 'People can still find the scene and do whatever they want on the internet,’ she says.
'But at least you know they can’t f—ing use it on the trailer.
'You need to be in a mindset that allows you to give something, otherwise it’s really boring,’ she says, tutting.
I didn’t want people to decide what I was going to wear and what I was going to look like and how I should behave.He’s a very easy man to talk to.’ When I ask her about men in her private life, though, she politely replies: 'Oh, I never talk about that.Ever.’ Just after the New Year I speak to Abi Morgan, who adapted Birdsong for the screen and wrote both the Margaret Thatcher biopic The Iron Lady, and the Oscar-tipped Shame, starring Michael Fassbender and Carey Mulligan.'Weird,’ she says, abashed at being afforded such style kudos. Since completing work on Birdsong in the summer, she’s filmed Mr Morgan’s Last Love with Michael Caine and signed a contract with the denim brand G-Star to be one of its new faces.
'I was actually wearing a dress that had been worn before [by Saoirse Ronan, the teenage Irish star of Hanna]. As with her previous fashion projects – a perfume campaign with Chloé and 'muse’ status for Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel and Nicolas Ghesquière at Balenciaga – Poésy did not want to be just the girl in the picture.Because TV imposes something on you.’ She squirms when I mention her brief role in the dizzy Manhattan series Gossip Girl.She’d just finished filming Danny Boyle’s 127 Hours – about a hiker who hacks off his own arm – and was about to start shooting Jeanne captive, in which she plays Joan of Arc, stripped by English soldiers and burnt at the stake.He begins an intense affair with Isabelle, the much younger wife of the upper-middle-class merchant who is his host.