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With an Aussie assist, Robert Pattinson lays his vampire past to rest
With an Aussie assist, Robert Pattinson lays his vampire past to rest

On the list of life's great pleasures, walking down a grim street in a one-horse Australian town probably doesn’t rank very high. Yet if you're one of the world most recognized -- and harangued -- faces, it can have a remarkable effect on your psyche and work. So it went, at least, for former “Twilight” star Robert Pattinson. The actor made the new post-apocalyptic Western “The Rover” in the otherworldly solitude of remotest Australia -- veritable ghost towns with names such as Leigh Creek and Quorn -- allowing him to escape the maddening swarms and focus on his acting as never before. "It was great, just being able to be out there with no one...

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