Kirsten Dunst’s Road to Finding Happiness With Jesse Plemons

Dunst, Plemons and others enjoyed the chance to get back together. Dog PowerThe series premieres on Netflix December 1. They once again play husband and wife, well-meaning rancher George and the recently widowed single mother Rose, whose new marriage is threatened by George’s cruel and manipulative brother, played by Benedict Cumberbatch.

“I mean, when I watch Jesse and I on the mountaintop, I’m like, ‘Oh my God, we’re so dorky,’ because we have to act so reserved with each other, and we have a child together,” Dunst, who called working with director Campion a “lifelong dream,” said on The Envelope, “It’s just funny to pretend there’s no history with someone you have a tremendous amount of history with. This is just bizarre.

She said, “Maybe we could have, like, I’m not sure, a nice cocktail if we were all alone up there.” It was like he was in his small outfit, while I teach him how to dance waltz. His line, “It’s so nice not to be alone”, is my favorite part of the movie. That was the moment I broke down and wept. I was just—I was so moved by his performance that day. Also, I don’t think I was a good dance teacher. This waltz. It was a waltz. It was possible. “I figured out how I could teach him.”