Keira Knightley loved Colette kissing scenes

By Mary Newton

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EN Showbiz Keira Knightley had a good time kissing on the set of her new movie Colette, locking lips with her female castmates.
The actress, who plays the colourful Gigi writer Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette in the film, admits she had a blast smooching her way around the set and particularly enjoyed kissing her fellow actresses.
“They were all very kissable,” she tells WENN. “The girls were very lovely.”
But she couldn’t really get a feel for her leading man, Dominic West, because his character had to sport a bushy moustache that covered his top lip.
“It was difficult to get a real kiss with Dominic because of that moustache,” she explains. “It was sort of like kissing a walrus. There was no way of actually getting in there, so I couldn’t really tell you about what it’s like to kiss him.
“But he is the most charming man alive and it’s clear to see why Colette is with him. I didn’t need a pep talk for the kissing scenes with Dominic. He’s very kissable!”
And Keira admits she didn’t need much encouragement to portray the enigmatic writer and performance artist she signed on for the project following a quick read of the script and a chat with director Wash Westmoreland.
“I read it and went, ‘Yes please’,” she chuckles. “Wash had been working on this project for about 15 years at that point. I talked to him for only about 10 minutes and he was a man who knew the subject inside and out, so I thought I was in safe hands.”
Colette is currently on limited release.

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