There are aspects of Stella I’m familiar with in my own personality.
I feel I’ve been able to make peace with myself more because she’s so unapologetic about the island that she is. Yeah [I am a solitary person], I mean my [romantic] partners have consistently said, ‘You live this life I have no idea about.’ The idea of saying, ‘I’m thinking about doing this film, let’s talk about what it means for our life…’ It’s challenging for me. It’s not my first instinct. My first instinct is to decide, ‘Can I do this? Yes I can.’