At a busy café in Los Feliz, a bohemian enclave in Los Angeles, young, fashionable types are sipping green tea. But only one is perfectly backlit by the late-morning sun, the light reflecting off her long, honey-blond hair, so it is easy for me to recognise the sunlit woman as actress Kate Bosworth when I arrive. She is seated in a corner with her fiancé, movie director Michael Polish. They are holding hands, deep in conversation. Polish, a critically acclaimed filmmaker (in his 1999 feature debut, Twin Falls Idaho, he and his twin brother, Mark, played a set of conjoined twins), recently directed the actress in Big Sur, a bold, romantically shot adaptation of Jack Kerouac's cult novel.
“It's my favorite film I've been a part of, so far,” says Bosworth of the
“It FEELS like [Michael & I] have known each other our whole LIVES. He is a great MENTOR”