Jodie Foster

Jodie Foster, Mel Gibson and crew on the set of the film "The Beaver." - Ken Regan/Summit Entertainment

Jodie Foster, Mel Gibson and crew on the set of the film "The Beaver."

Ken Regan/Summit Entertainment

Jodie Foster

Director, producer and two-time Academy Award-winning actress Jodie Foster joins Diane for a conversation about the challenges she faced with her new film and a conversation about her life on screen.

Two-time Academy Award winner Jodie Foster directs and co-stars with two-time Academy Award winner Mel Gibson in "The Beaver." It's the story of Walter Black, who was once a successful toy executive and family man but now suffers from from an extreme case of depression. It costs him everything...until the day he finds a beaver hand puppet. It begins to control his life. Jodie Foster calls the film "perhaps the biggest struggle of my professional career." Diane has a conversation with director, producer and actor Jodie Foster.

Guests

Jodie Foster

American actress, film director and producer.

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Actor and director Jodie Foster talks about how important sound is to her process and says that if she could have chosen an alternative career, she probably would have liked to try radio hosting:

"The Beaver" Trailer

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