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The actor and daughter of Jane Campion talks choosing passion over cash and whether her mum makes sexy films

It's midday in Soho and Alice Englert bundles out of a cab, a dishevelled whirlwind of smiles and hellos and one quick cigarette before the Guardian drags her into a basement. It's actually one of the district's more charming basements, in the depths of an old patisserie. Anyway, Englert is used to being yanked into unwelcoming places: last winter she spent five weeks being physically attacked and psychologically tortured in the foreboding forests of Bodmin Moor. Here, there are cakes.

For his debut film, In Fear, director Jeremy Lovering needed a cast who were happy to be terrorised. In Fear follows a young couple (Englert and Iain De Caestecker) who, driving to an isolated country hotel, find themselves lost in a labyrinth of narrow roads and looming trees. Filmed chronologically and set in real time, »

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