During 'Still Alice' promo in the UK last month
Of Kristen Stewart, who plays her daughter, she says, "I love her: she's a true, true partner. I loved how compassionate she was. My husband [Bart Freundlich] cast her in a movie [Catch That Kid] when she was 12 so I've known her a long time."
And what of the equally successful Jennifer Lawrence, her Hunger Games: Mockingjay co-star? "I think they're both terrific actors and lovely human beings - really articulate and aware and present with a sense of being young with lots of possiblities. I don't think either of them are jaded by what's happened to them."