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Rebecca Hall on Playing Christine Chubbuck, the Journalist Who Killed Herself Live on Air

After Rebecca Hall finished shooting the final scene of Christine, her new film about the American newsreader Christine Chubbuck, who, in 1974, blew her brains out on live television, she got in the car that had come to take her off the set. The movie, a small, independent production financed with money Hall helped raise, couldn’t afford trailers, and she was still caked in fake blood; she couldn’t shower until she got back home.
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