© 2024 Michigan State University Board of Trustees
Public Media from Michigan State University
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
TECHNOTE: 90.5 FM and AM870 reception

Cate Blanchett, Coming to Many Screens

Cate Blanchett has several films in play at the moment, including a role as an art teacher who has an affair with a student in Notes on a Scandal.

In Notes On a Scandal film, Blanchett plays an art teacher who has an affair with one of her students. The story is told through the diary of her friend and fellow teacher, played by Judi Dench.

Blanchett tells Melissa Block that she considers working with Dench a career highlight.

"She infuses everything she does with such a deep humanity," says Blanchett. "It's really very rare."

What's not rare is to see Blanchett on screen these days. In Babel, she stars opposite Brad Pitt. In The Good German, she's matched with George Clooney in post-war Berlin.

Notes On a Scandal will be in theaters Dec. 27.

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

To help strengthen our local reporting as WKAR's fiscal year ends, we need 75 new or upgraded sustainers by June 30th. Become a new monthly donor or increase your donation to support the trustworthy journalism you'll rely on before Election Day. Donate now.