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Willem Dafoe after Starring in 'The Last Temptation Of Christ'

Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe

Political Affiliations

# Criticizes Right-Wing
10 Aug 2018

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Willem Dafoe said

The one thing I do remember is a lot of the opposition to the film [came from people who] hadn’t even seen the film, so they basically didn’t like the idea of it. But I think that was a time also that the religious right — not necessarily the catholic church, but the political right — really saw this as a moment to attack Hollywood. It was a moment that they exploited to make a political move. I thought it was disappointing because it’s a beautiful movie.
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