Casey Affleck tells us about his new film Our Friend: 'We can get through the hard times together'

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Casey Affleck
Casey Affleck
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It's a Wednesday evening in January when I connect with Casey Affleck via Zoom.

"What time is it?" he asks. "Just after 8pm," I say, and we get to talking about the weather in Cape Town and Los Angeles.

It's the day of Joe Biden's inauguration as US president, and I tell Casey "we're following it very closely". "I'm actually from the entertainment sector, so we've done Lady Gaga's rendition of the national anthem."

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