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Jamie McCarthy/Getty Brendan Fraser
During an appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers Wednesday, the actor, 54, opened up about the movie and the audience reactions to it.
“I just broke out crying. That solved all the problems,” Fraser said of the reportedly six-minute standing ovation. “I think it depends on who’s holding the stopwatch to tell you the truth,” Fraser joked in reference to the varying reports of how many minutes of applause. He received a similar response in October at the London Film Festival.
“I feel like I’m still waiting for someone to walk in and tell me that the jig is up, you know,” he added.
Delving more into the film, Fraser said he “felt that there was a real story to be told about someone who’s locked behind closed doors,” explaining what drew him to playing the character.
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