Starred in "Man to Man", a new play by Manfred Karge
- Royal Court Theatre, London/ Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh (1987).
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I don't think I'm courageous. One man's courage is another man's comfort zone. We Need to Talk About Kevin
(2011) explored a taboo subject: the idea of a less than perfect mother. I knew that, when an audience watched the film, there would be a gag reflex at some point. But I was fascinated by the subject - it scared me, and that interested me.
Reached great artistic acclaim through her art installation/performance piece "The Maybe", for which she lay sleeping in a glass case on public display for a week, once at the Sepentine Gallery in London and once at the Museo Barracco in Rome. The piece is often erroneously credited to artist Cornelia Parker, whom Swinton invited to collaborate for the installation in London (1995).