Knightley appears on the cover of the June 2014 issue of Beach magazine. She talks about Joe Wright, Coco Chanel, and making peace with her career choice.
For a long time, I had trouble saying I was an actress, but today I can. I’m still just as stressed out when I start a film shoot, and I’m not happy with everything that I do—far from it. But with time and each new film, I continue to learn, unlearn and learn again, and therefore build who I am.