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Daniel Day Lewis has played a few monsters during his illustrious career. Daniel Plainview from “There Will Be Blood” isn’t someone you’d want to spend much time with especially if there were cheap canada goose uk any heavy objects nearby but he was a kitten compared to buy canada goose jacket cheap the homicidal Bill “the Butcher” Cutting from “Gangs of New York.”

As difficult as those characters were to play, though, canada goose outlet buy canada goose jacket sale they weren’t the ones to send the three time Oscar winner fleeing from his profession. That would be his latest (and apparently last) role as canada goose outlet in usa the canada goose uk black friday exacting fashion designer Reynolds Woodcock in Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Phantom Thread.”

“Before making the film, I didn’t know I was going to canada goose outlet reviews stop acting,” he said during a lengthy interview with W Magazine. “I do know that Paul and canada goose outlet I laughed a lot before we made the movie. And then we stopped laughing because we were both overwhelmed by canada goose clearance a sense of sadness. That took us by surprise: We didn’t realize what we had given birth to. It Canada Goose Outlet was hard canada goose outlet uk sale to live with. canada goose outlet nyc And still is.”

Over the summer, Day Lewis’s publicist released a statement to Variety that was light on specifics but revealed that “Phantom Thread” uk canada goose outlet would be his final film.

“This is a canada goose jacket outlet private decision and neither he nor his representatives willmake any further comment on this canada goose uk outlet subject,” the statement read.

[If Daniel Day Lewis is really done acting, is it any surprise he did it on his own terms?]

But now Day Lewis is giving us a few more (admittedly vague) details about why he’s Canada Goose sale leaving. According to the interview, he flirted with the idea canada goose black friday sale of quitting for a long time. That’s partly why he canada goose outlet store took so many lengthy breaks between canada canada goose coats goose outlet online making movies. But ultimately another director or project would reel him back in for another round of method acting uk canada goose brilliance.

Day Lewis is famously private so releasing a statement felt like an unusual cheap Canada Goose move, but he had his motivations. Like a Whole 30 dieter posting progress on Facebook, he just wanted to hold himself accountable.

“I did canada goose uk shop want to draw canada goose outlet shop a line,” he said. “I didn’t want to get sucked back into another project. All my life, I’ve mouthed off about how I should stop acting, and I don’t know why it was different this time, but the impulse to quit took root in me, and that became a compulsion. It was something canada goose I had to do.”

There’s an embargo canada goose store on reviewing “Phantom Thread” until next week, but suffice canada goose outlet parka it to say that the drama is a strange, engrossing film; it’s also not as disturbing as some of the actor’s others. The protagonist is a persnickety eternal bachelor who creates gorgeous gowns for British canada goose factory sale high society just after World War II. canada goose outlet black friday Part of his process is finding canada goose clearance sale and eventually canada goose black friday sale discarding various muses. But goose outlet canada when he meets Alma (Vicky Krieps), their relationship canada goose Canada Goose Coats On Sale outlet new york city seems different somehow. “I feel as if I’ve canada goose outlet uk been looking for you for a very long time,” he says.

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In the interview, Day canada goose outlet online uk Lewis said he has no canada goose outlet toronto factory intention of watching the movie, though he’s seen many of his others.

“Not wanting to see the Canada Goose Online film is connected to the decision I’ve made to stop working as an actor,” he said. “But it’s not why the sadness came to stay. That happened during the telling of the story, and I don’t really know official canada goose outlet why.”

Other A canada goose outlet canada listers have similarly announced imminent retirements only to change course. Steven Soderbergh famously claimed he was done directing movies in 2013, though Canada Goose Jackets canada goose outlet jackets his latest film “Logan Lucky” came out earlier this canada canada goose coat goose outlet store uk year. In 2009, Alec Baldwin told Men’s Journal that “movies are part of my past” even though they were still a large part of his future.

And yet, Day Lewis doesn’t seem like the kind of guy who would waffle. He has plenty of other interests, including woodworking and painting.

He’s doing publicity for “Phantom Thread,” which comes out on Christmas, though he doesn’t seem to Canada Goose online be quite over the difficult experience of making the movie nor the canadian goose jacket decision to walk away from the only career he’s known.

“I have great sadness,” he said. canada goose coats on sale “And that’s the right way to feel. How strange would it be if this was just a gleeful step into a brand new life. I’ve been interested in acting since I was 12 years old, and back then, everything other than the theater that box of light was cast in shadow. When I began, it was a question of salvation. Now, I want to explore the world in a different way.”.