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He's prepared a gift bag."You can smoke in the car," Mortensen says, gesturing with his own smoldering American Spirit. To see him to the end, same as he did for his mother, Grace, who passed away a year ago. His father, also named Viggo Peter Mortensen, not so much. The old man is in Watertown, an hour and a half from the Syracuse airport, where Mortensen went to high school and where we are headed now. At times, he spontaneously pulls over to the side of the road for a good five or ten minutes to finish a train of thought—about life or death or demons or fears or his favorite soccer team in Argentina, San Lorenzo. Veira was a soccer player in Argentina.) He lives in Madrid, and he works when he wants to work, doing whatever he feels like doing.
(He lost to Daniel Day-Lewis, for , directed not by Cronenberg but by an actor-writer-director named Matt Ross, with Mortensen playing an endearing, passionate, complicated—okay, weird—father who tries to protect his kids from the pressures of a conformist, commodified society. But I think that's what makes me want to try things, you know? He wants to "record life."In the diner, he asks for the time.There's lots of hunting and gore and kumbaya, and there's even a long, lingering scene of Mortensen once again in the altogether. (He doesn't wear a watch.) "I better get you back," he says. earlier in the day, in our first ten minutes together, I mentioned that I forgot my driver's license and that some drama ensued at La Guardia Airport. "On the other side of the security rope, Mortensen couldn't be happier.This is a remarkable feat for someone who looks like he does. Box-office smashes, all three of them, and they made him hugely famous (for a time) and rich.But he just doesn't scream "I'm famous." Plus, he's dressed like everyone around him, in a plaid flannel shirt, generic jeans (they're not even Levi's), and old black sneakers he got in Denmark a couple decades ago. Then he did something truly bizarre by Hollywood standards.
He turned all of it down, choosing instead to do what he loot to start a publishing company—yes, a publishing company; it's called Perceval Press, after one of King Arthur's Knights of the Round Table—that would publish poets and other writers who might not otherwise get a book deal, and do so without having them "compromise." He could also afford to spend time on his other interests—writing poetry, taking photographs, painting.take were mostly in indie films or David Cronenberg movies—dark, complicated, intellectual affairs that aren't on heavy rotation at the local multiplex.