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Sean Penn as Harvey Milk in "Milk"

(Published November 13, 2008/The Popcorn Reel)

Sean Penn talks about playing Harvey Milk and the responsibility to get the portrayal right   (one minute 22 seconds)

Sean Penn talks about how Harvey Milk resonated with him and how his politics affected or didn't affect the role he played in "Milk", and jokes about Josh Brolin, who replies, "I hate Sean"   (one minute 16 seconds)

Sean Penn on the further tragedy following Harvey Milk's assassination in 1978   (56 seconds)

Sean Penn on "Milk", politics, American society and homophobia today  (one minute 13 seconds)

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