When Lola Kirke was in middle school in the early 2000s, she bypassed boy-band idolatry and specifically set her sights on a Mexican actor having his breakout moment in films like Y Tu Mamá También and The Motorcycle Diaries: Gael García Bernal.
“I had a schoolgirl crush on him in eighth grade,” the now-26-year-old says with a laugh.
We were young, so we were discovering the language of acting and it was the most fascinating time for us.GAEL GARCÍA BERNAL: I want to talk about the relationship between our characters, orchestra maestro Rodrigo and Hailey. LOLA KIRKE: I think being in a truly romantic relationship would jeopardize what their partnership is actually about, and that’s creativity and friendship.I don’t think either of them wants to sacrifice the artistic bond, and I’m happy I get to play that out onscreen. VIDEO: On Set With Lola Kirke GGB: Do you think it’s hard to create similarly meaningful male-female friendships in real life?; born 30 October 1978) is a Mexican film actor, director, and producer.He and Diego Luna founded Canana Films in Mexico City.