I haven't lost my culture, just my accent." Charlize has come a long way since her childhood growing up on the family farm.It was a journey that has taken her through France and Italy where she worked as a model and New York, where she trained as a ballet dancer.
The movie does bring out a little of Nelson's past explaining how he feared he would end up like his father and the rest of the neighbors on his block.
Combine that with the high pressure in today's society to get ahead, and you can understand why Nelson is obsessed with work.
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The reviews are quick to call Nelson Moss a self absorbed work-aholic.
Keanu is expected to make a total of £70 million from the films, thanks to a deal which guarantees him a 15 per cent profit-share, so he will still net around £20 million.
Asked about his prodigious act of generosity, the actor said he already had enough cash. I could live on what I have already made for the next few centuries," he declared.
The road has not always been a smooth one, however, and the actress has had to overcome trauma and tragedy before finding happiness.
As a teenager she lost her father, a violent alcoholic, when her mother shot him in self-defence.
The story centers around a man and a woman, whose fates are intertwined and will change forever.