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Knightley gets teased for playing versions of the same character, in different costumes.But her recurring role — negotiating femininity under patriarchal control — is one so many women recognize as our own.I knew I had a good instinct and I had enough confidence to know I got some good parts.But I didn’t know my craft.” The daughter of the English actor Will Knightley and the Scottish actress-playwright Sharman Macdonald, Knightley was raised in Teddington, got an agent aged six and began auditioning for commercials and TV.
The first time I noticed Keira Knightley was with her shirt off, playing a teenage soccer star in Bend It Like Beckham (2002).Colette, the new film about the life of famed French author Gabrielle Colette, resembles so many other historical biopics of men and women with expansive personal lives and achievements: It’s gorgeously costumed, transporting in its set design, and struggles to find a suitable, sensical ending.But it has something else to recommend it that will make many people I know see it, regardless of reviews: Keira Knightley, jaw firm as ever, very convincingly playing the part of a woman from another century.“Not many are coming my way,” she says, surprisingly. There are a lot of great actresses and everybody is looking for the interesting stuff.” Nevertheless, in the wake of #Me Too, and the call for equal pay and more female-oriented projects, has she sensed a sea change? Oliver Duff, Editor By entering your email address and clicking on the sign up button below, you are agreeing to receive the latest daily news, news features and service updates from the i via email.You can unsubscribe at any time and we will not pass on your information.