“Movies like this don’t get made often,” says Oscar Isaac of his new film The Two Faces of January, “because it’s really about the characters interacting with each other and this very intense triangle.”
The “triangle” in question is made up of Isaac, who plays charming American tour guide Rydal and Viggo Mortenson and Kirsten Dunst portraying glamorous couple Chester and Colette MacFarland who turn up in Greece on the run from some short-changed American investors.
What follows is a slick, fast-paced thriller, based on the Patricia Highsmith novel and set amongst a string of European jewels, from Athens to Istanbul. Filming in these exotic locations “was probably one of the biggest reasons I signed on to this,” admits Isaac. Take a look at the full interview below…