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Viggo Mortensen on the Inspiration Behind His New Film

Clip: 02/06/2021 | 2m 59s | Video has closed captioning.

In the new film "Falling," Oscar-nominated actor Viggo Mortensen turns his hand to directing in the very personal story of a father's strained relationship with his gay son, who cares for him as he loses his battle against dementia. Mortensen, who plays a lead role, also wrote, directed, and scored the film. He speaks with Christiane about this passion project.

Aired: 02/06/21

Rating: NR

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