Elliot Web page has mentioned he “obtained sick” on the set of Christopher Nolan’s Inception attributable to stress.
Web page, who has simply printed his new memoir, Pageboy, appeared within the movie as Ariadne within the hit movie alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy and Cillian Murphy.
Within the memoir, Web page revealed that he got here down with a case of shingles, which “popped out of my backbone” whereas filming. Web page mentioned he thought this was due to the stress attributable to being a part of “a solid filled with cis males”.
He defined: “Regardless of everybody being pleasant to work with, I felt misplaced… I didn’t perceive the position I discovered myself in. For the primary two weeks of the movie, I joked I’d be recast with Keira Knightley, and rightfully so.”
Web page labored on Inception over a decade earlier than present process gender transition, and he described this era as “chaotic”. He continued: “My physique hoarded the unexamined feelings, sensations, needs, and desires. Straightforward sentences ready in my mind, caught.
“They have been seen to me, written out, I heard the voice however my mouth refused to cooperate. Simply the tick tick tick of the windup toy, or nothing in any respect.”
Elliot Web page. CREDIT: Daniele Venturelli/WireImage
Elsewhere of their new memoir, Web page opened up a few previous romance with Kate Mara.
Web page revealed the connection occurred “proper after” they got here out as homosexual in 2014. In 2020, Web page later got here out as a trans man.
In an extract from the ebook, Web page mentioned: “The primary particular person I fell for after my coronary heart was damaged was Kate Mara.”
“She had a boyfriend on the time, the beautiful and proficient Max Minghella. I by no means thought I may very well be in love with two individuals and now I do know I can,” Web page continued. “This was proper after I’d come out as homosexual and it was a time of exploration and likewise heartbreak.
“I feel my relationship, or no matter you need to name it with Kate, very a lot encapsulates a sure dynamic that I persistently discovered myself in, which was falling for those that – I feel loads of us do that – who aren’t absolutely accessible. And the kind of security in that and the highs and the lows and the serotonin bump, after which it goes away.
Mara has beforehand appeared Brokeback Mountain, American Horror Story and reverse Web page in My Days of Mercy.
Web page went on to say that whereas now not collectively, they’re nonetheless shut. “I feel the love and care that now we have for one another is its very personal particular factor,” Web page continued. “Separate from the intimacy that I write about”.