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'Age of Adaline's' Ellen Burstyn on the pursuit of truth in acting
'Age of Adaline's' Ellen Burstyn on the pursuit of truth in acting

Ellen Burstyn had a difficult time channeling her inner teenager in the new romantic fantasy "The Age of Adaline." And for good reason. In the film, which opened Friday, the 82-year-old actress portrays the daughter of a woman (Blake Lively) who's perennially 29 — a woman who, incredibly, hasn't aged for almost 80 years. "It was very hard to remember that I was her daughter," Burstyn said. "I would unconsciously say, 'Well, dear.' That was too maternal." "Adaline" director Lee Toland Krieger said Burstyn — the Oscar-winning actress of 1974's "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore" and the star of...

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