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Keira Knightley on A Life in Pictures: From ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ to ‘Colette’

Keira Knightley on A Life in Pictures: From ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ to ‘Colette’

Keira Knightley‘s film career started over 20 years ago, something she quickly pointed out when she first sat down at BAFTA’s Piccadilly headquarters to talk with film critic Jason Solomons about “A Life in Pictures.” In the entertaining discussion that followed, the two-time Oscar nominee was relaxed, cracked many a joke and swore a lot. She vividly recalled the highlights of a career that includes “Bend it Like Beckham,” the “Pirates of the Caribbean” trilogy, a hattrick of Joe Wright films — “Pride & Prejudice,” “Atonement” and “Anna Karenina” — and her latest release “Colette.”

Knightley began the evening by recounting the time when, at age nine, she organized a protest and stage a sit-in with her friends across from the school field after they were told they weren’t allowed to play football with the boys. “I’ve always had a f**k you attitude,”she admitted.

That certainly helped

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