Jeremy Irons Interviewed by Hungarian ‘Women’s Journal’

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Jeremy Irons: “I love that you still have time to talk to each other”

Woman’s Journal

Cafe Column
13 December 2011

The actor slowly spends more time here than in his native England. The Borgias eighth rotation of the second year the Oscar-winning star was not spoiled by an interview with Hungarian journalists, but the Woman’s Journal was among the first exception.

The Borgias rotation due to a lot of time spent in Hungary, but also feature films shot here. What kind of picture emerged about us, Hungarians, and what you think about how to change over the years?

To be sure, was to get used to capitalism. Some on a couple of artist like to see that still regrets the change. I think a lot of artists have worked courageously during the previous era, they were more motivated. Some of them even lack the era. I believe, mostly Hungarians think that we live better than I did then. I like to be in Hungary. Always receiving a warm welcome and were very kind to me. Already accustomed to strangers, for a foreign conqueror. Were the Turks, then the Austrians and the Russians and the Nazis.  They hardened during this time. I hope that I prefer to see me as the ones listed above …

Sure can.
Budapest is a city of incredibly friendly and efficient, if one wants to make movies. It is therefore possible that I will return again and again. Fantastic in the studio, our technicians are wonderful, and always with a friendly welcome. When you arrive by plane, from the top to brown all over the country … I do not know why, but it’s true. In this case, I feel as if they come home and it feels good. When there are a few free days, the more you try to discover the country, outside Budapest section. I love the fact that Hungary is very different from the Anglo-Saxon country, whence I come. The history is different. I spend a lot of time with it, trying to understand. Despite the fact that their economies are increasingly uncertain legs, I love that you still have time to talk to each other, there is time for good meals … and Budapest did not become someone, like many large cities, where life is nothing but a non-stop pursuit mania. Somehow, the slower life in Budapest, and I appreciate that. Every city I love, what with the river in half. It is still working to discover, and I feel I can never be disappointed in him.

 The Borgias series is largely about power and corruption. There are things in your life that you would not have obtained if they do not live with the inherent power of movie stars?
If I would not be a movie star, not sure I get this level of pay than now. It’s actually almost corruption, as it very well, you could say we are paid extremely well, especially compared to the average worker. I love my job, but I hope I will never get corrupted, and I will always feel the responsibility it entails. I am a storyteller and very well paid. You slowly build up your audience, all actors do. I feel like I owe them loyalty. I always hope that the decisions I make will meet their expectations too. Of course, it happened to me too that I did something only for the money, but I did this only so that I can do something else that doesn’t pay so well.

The Borgias part about being a man can never have enough power. What would you rather do?

It’s never enough (you can’t get enough) of good company.Actually, everything else I meet. I am satisfied with my life so far, I consider myself lucky. Good friends blessed by fate. Interesting work, good for my health. I hope you have a lot of my time will be as fast as the flying. Yes, if something is never enough of the time.

Lajos Koltai told in many places that you will have the next film, in The Treehouse. How’s the film?

Unfortunately, a plan which has not become involved in the future, which is a shame. Hoped to succeed to bring together, but I do not think I realized. But this should rather ask Lajos.

His son, Max, also an actor, what advice saw him on that track?
At first I told him to cut it either. This work has become harder now than when I started at that time was. But it was his dream, and as a parent I could not do that placing obstacles in front of his dreams. I do not want to judge, since he is my son, but others say it that talented. He loves his job. The children of the people may not want more than to be happy. Nice to success and will always encourage you to work more as theater. Nowadays it’s less come together ever since called into film. I hope a lot will be on stage, as I did, because the terrain can be a lot of practice and sometimes even fail, because the stage of the downfall of us will never see your like the movies.

The Borgias Behind the Scenes Season 1

From Balint Regius’s Gallery  – Photos taken in 2010 from behind the scenes of The Borgias season one.  The photos were taken on locations in Soponya, Komárom, Budapest and Etyek in Hungary.

Unfortunately, it seems, he did not get any photos of Jeremy.  David Oakes, Francois Arnaud and Colm Feore do appear in some of these photos, however.

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Jeremy Irons Using a BMW R1200 GS Triple Black

This year, while in Hungary filming The Borgias, Jeremy Irons is using a new BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Triple Black motorbike. He will use the 100hp special edition BMW until November, when they finish shooting The Borgias. He uses it in Budapest during weekdays and goes to the countryside during weekends.

Zambo Balasz, manager of Hungary BMW, handed over the keys to the machine adding: “We are very pleased that Mr. Irons again chose our motorcycles during his stay in Hungary. It is important that such an important guest be able to know as many sides of the country, which is a great opportunity for touring.”

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‘The Borgias’ go to the Sziget Festival

Jeremy Irons and fellow castmates from The Borgias – David Oakes (Juan Borgia) and Ronan Vibert (Giovanni Sforza) – attended the Prince concert at the Sziget Festival in Hungary on 9 August 2011.

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photo via @jelenakrajsic on Twitter

New Photos of Jeremy in Budapest

British movie star Jeremy Irons leaving his hotel in downtown  Budapest.
Budapest, HUNGARY-18/11/2010
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Fantastic new photos! – Jeremy Irons Out and About Near Budapest

Thank you to Aliz Meszaros for submitting these photos!

Jeremy with members of the Gyor Philharmonic 20 September 2010

Jeremy in Etyek

Jeremy Irons and Sinead Cusack at a Jon Lord concert

Jeremy's reaction after seeing "Three Sisters" at the National Theatre Budapest

 

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Jeremy Irons attends opening of Nobu Budapest

Jeremy Irons attends the official opening of Nobu restaurant in Budapest, October 10, 2010.

British actor Jeremy Irons was on the red carpet at he Nobu Restaurant in Budapest on October 10, 2010, during the official opening. NOBU Restaurant had been opened in a business partnership between Nobu Matsuhisa, actor Robert De Niro and other managing partners. With the original restaurant in New York, the Nobu brand is now an empire that spans across the globe, from London to Tokyo, Las Vegas to Malibu, Milan to Miami Beach, Hong Kong to Waikiki, Melbourne to San Diego, Los Angeles to Dubai and Moscow to Cape Town.

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Jeremy Irons dines at Fogado

“The Borgias” co-stars Jeremy Irons and Joanne Whalley both dined at Rokusfalvy’s Fogado restaurant in Etyek, Hungary on 4 August 2010.  Both actors signed the guest book:

Jeremy Irons
Such wonderful food & hospitality
Thank you
2010.08.04.
Joanne Whalley
Thank you
2010.08.04.

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Jeremy Irons picks up BMW R1200 GS

21 September 2010

Jeremy Irons picked up a BMW R1200 GS motorbike to use in Budapest, while filming The Borgias:

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‘The Borgias’ Behind the Scenes

Photo by KK via Twitter

Photo by KK via Twitter

The Borgias set at Korda Studios in Etyek, Hungary

Photo by David Oakes via Twitter

"Beautiful day yachting at Balaton with my pretend family... Brilliant part of Hungary. Lucky Hungarians! " Photo by David Oakes who plays Juan Borgia in "The Borgias"

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