After She Screen Tested With DiCaprio Winslet Was So Thoroughly Impressed With

Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet


She sent Cameron daily notes from England, which led Cameron to invite her to Hollywood for auditions. After she screen tested with DiCaprio, Winslet was so thoroughly impressed with him, that she whispered to Cameron, “He’s great. (1999), featuring Harvey Keitel, another low-budget project–much to the chagrin of her agents, who felt “miserable” about her preference of arthouse films. Winslet received rave reviews for her Academy Award-nominated performance, which Peter Travers of Rolling Stone described as “electrifying and bruisingly vulnerable.” Her final film in 2004 was Finding Neverland. During promotion of the film, Winslet noted of her portrayal “It was very important for me in playing Sylvia that I was already a mother myself, because I don’t think I could have played that part if I didn’t know what it felt like to be a parent and have those responsibilities and that amount of love that you give to a child and I’ve always got a baby somewhere, or both of them, all over my face.” The film received favourable reviews and proved to be an international success, becoming Winslet’s highest-grossing film since Titanic with a total of $118 million worldwide. in his review of the film, David Edelstein of New York magazine stated that “here isn’t a banal moment in Winslet’s performance–not a gesture, not a word.