Io Donna He is casual and relaxed, talking to him is like talking to a friend.
You have already worked with Blanchett in 1999 in The Talented Mr. Ripley. In the meantime, you have become parents. Did you speak about your experiences?
Matt: Yeah, because Cate brought along her family: our children are obviously the center of everything. Now I remember that when I was in Sydney in 2004, she asked me if I had any children. "Nooo? Oh, you absolutely must!". Two years later, I obeyed (laughs). Working with her is an extraordinary experience.
The film is the curator of the Metropolitan Museum. Do you collect art?
My brother is a painter and sculptor: I have many of his works in my home, along with the works of young artists. I would not display, however, works of the "masters". I'd be terrified that the girls would make it a target for their games.
"It was very much in line with the high end of our expectations," said Rory Bruer, Sony Pictures' president of worldwide distribution of the $22.7 million figure.
"We're very happy with our opening, especially given all the noise of the Olympics and the big movies opening around us," he said, adding that the film was playing well to adult audiences as was expected.
Matt Damon and wife Luciana Barroso in #Prada at the #TheMonumentsMen première at the 64th #Berlinale on Feb. 8, 2014