Melissa Leo Says Her 'Novitiate' Character

Melissa Leo Says Her 'Novitiate' Character Isn't 'Just One Thing'

“Novitiate’s” Melissa Leo sat down at the Variety Screening Series Presented by FilmStruck, where she discussed her character Reverend Mother Marie St. Clair, who is alarmed at potential changes taking place within the church, in Margaret Betts’ nun drama.

“The actor’s intention is also in there with the director’s direction,” Leo said. “And so then maybe it’s also why the character gets responded to so, because she’s somebody who’s not just one thing, or another, but as complicated as every single one of us is.”

 

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