Kate Winslet In A Way It Was Quite Nice Doing And Not Knowing

Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet


In 2012 she received the Honorary César Award for her life and acting career. She achieved recognition for her subsequent work in a supporting role in Sense and Sensibility (1995) and for her leading role in Titanic (1997), the highest-grossing film to that time. This role was followed by appearances in the made-for-TV film Anglo-Saxon Attitudes in 1992, the sitcom Get Back, and an episode of the medical drama Casualty in 1993. The Washington Post writer Desson Thomson commented: “As Juliet, Winslet is a bright-eyed ball of fire, lighting up every scene she’s in. She’s offset perfectly by Lynskey, whose quietly smoldering Pauline completes the delicate, dangerous partnership.” Speaking about her experience on a film set as an absolute beginner, Winslet noted: “With Heavenly Creatures, all I knew I had to do was completely become that person. in a way it was quite nice doing and not knowing a bloody thing.” The following year, Winslet auditioned for the small but pivotal role of Lucy Steele in the adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, featuring Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant and Alan Rickman. in mid-1996, Winslet began filming James Cameron’s Titanic (1997), alongside Leonardo DiCaprio.

Kate Winslet In A Way It Was Quite Nice Doing And Not Knowing

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


She made her film debut in Heavenly Creatures (1994), for which she received her first notable critical praise. Her performance in the last of these prompted New York magazine critic David Edelstein to describe her as “the best English-speaking film actress of her generation”. The romantic comedy The Holiday and the animated film Flushed Away (both 2006) are among the biggest commercial successes of her career. This role was followed by appearances in the made-for-TV film Anglo-Saxon Attitudes in 1992, the sitcom Get Back, and an episode of the medical drama Casualty in 1993. in a way it was quite nice doing and not knowing a bloody thing.” The following year, Winslet auditioned for the small but pivotal role of Lucy Steele in the adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, featuring Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant and Alan Rickman.

Kate Winslet In A Way It Was Quite Nice Doing And Not Knowing

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


Brought up in Berkshire, Winslet studied drama from childhood, and began her career in British television in 1991. in a way it was quite nice doing and not knowing a bloody thing.” The following year, Winslet auditioned for the small but pivotal role of Lucy Steele in the adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, featuring Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant and Alan Rickman. But there was all this bad press before it came out, and that was really upsetting.” Against expectations, the film went on to become the highest-grossing film of all time, grossing more than US$1.843 billion ($2.7 billion) in box-office receipts worldwide, and transformed Winslet into a commercial movie star. Shot prior to the release of Titanic, Hideous Kinky, a low-budget hippie romance, was Winslet’s sole film of 1998. The film garnered generally mixed reviews and received only limited distribution, resulting in a worldwide gross of US$5 million ($7 million). in 2001′s Enigma, Winslet played a young woman who finds herself falling for a brilliant young World War II code breaker, played by Dougray Scott. Winslet shared her role with Judi Dench, with both actresses portraying Murdoch at different phases of her life.