I really liked the autopsy scene." Jodie Foster spears some fat, glistening cannellini beans from the antipasto plate and describes a satisfying day's work on her upcoming film. "There's a body on the table, murdered, with grotesque mutilations," she says. "So there's a certain basic horror, of course. And compassion for the victim. But the more my character gets into the work, she experiences a kind of – I know this sounds weird – a kind of exhilaration. She's excited . She wants to get inside the skull of the man who did this. Particularly when they discover that, um, thing inside the body." "Oil and vinegar, miss?" Over the pretheater blare of this jammed Manhattan trattoria , Foster is assessing the grisly leavings of psycho killers. Amid the gaunt models in cat suits, the clipped and pomaded men in J. Press, she sits drinking red wine and chatting knowledgeably – con brio – about cannibalism, sexual psychosis and ritual dismemberment. Jodie Foster's Golden Globes Speech: 'I Came Out a Thousand Years Ago' In recent years American serial killers have kept forensic scientists busy indeed. And Foster has kept up with the literature. "I had been kind of obsessed by… Read full this story
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