Polycarp Diary, PS 2: Polycarp's Legacy to Me

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - It was still daylight when I rounded the corner to my house. The drive took two days. Since my schoolteacher...

Polycarp Diary, PS 1: Polycarp's Teachers

Monday, August 14, 2023

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - Today is day one of my journey home. Polycarp is a wrap for me, but major photography for the film...

Polycarp Diary, Day 18: Polycarp's Last and Fullest Day

Sunday, August 13, 2023

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - Call time 3:00 p.m. Today is best described as... full.
We began at the end, with the scene of...

Polycarp Diary, Day 17: Not Ready to Wrap

Saturday, August 12, 2023

Monday, August 12, 2013 - I’m trying to come to grips with the fact that this is the next to last day of filming for me. It’s...

Polycarp Diary, Day 16: My Longest Day

Thursday, August 10, 2023

Saturday, August 10, 2013 - Yesterday was a day off (my second). I got a good night’s sleep, and since my call time was not...

Polycarp Diary, Day 15: When Things Get Heated

Tuesday, August 8, 2023

Thursday, August 8, 2013 - As part of the preparation for playing Polycarp I did my own research into that ancient Christian’s...

Polycarp Diary, Day 14: Table Talk

Monday, August 7, 2023

Wednesday, August 7, 2013: The early shots I was in today were filled with detail but not too much drama. As is often true in...

Polycarp Diary, Day 13: Movement

Sunday, August 6, 2023

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - Today was a long day of work, and rewarding. The unifying theme was movement, both physical and emotional.

Polycarp Diary, Day 12: The Challenge of Continuity

Saturday, August 5, 2023

Monday, August 5, 2013: Day Thirteen.* This day was long and full of waits and tedious repetitions—and I enjoyed it thoroughly....

Polycarp Diary, Day 11: Polycarp on Trial

Thursday, August 3, 2023

My Polycarp Movie Diary: Saturday, August 3, 2013.* This is Day Twelve of filming--yesterday I had the day off. My call time...