, 2022-12-20 15:52:00,
While filming Klute in 1970, Sutherland fell in love with fellow star and activist Jane Fonda, although they were both married at the time. In the 1960s and ’70s he was at the heart of Hollywood activism, along with an on-screen career that included provocative and seminal films like Don’t Look Now and The Invasion of The Body Snatchers. They were united in body, mind and soul. For the next two years, they were together at the forefront of Hollywood’s support for the civil rights movement and opposition to the Vietnam War. The couple were just as passionate in private, and Sutherland still dwells (often without detail) on their intimate moments together.
Klute began filming in 1970. Fonda had been together with her husband Roger Vadim, who directed her in 1968’s Barbarella, since 1963. When rumors began in 1970 that they had split, her official spokesman was quick to deny it.
However, Sutherland later described how it was his gorgeous co-star who went through all the moves with him: “We’d already been cast but hadn’t started filming, and one day, she made it very clear, through a somewhat provocative suggestion, that I should go home with her. And I just said…Okay.'”
It would mark the end of the actor’s second marriage to Shirley Douglas, which had produced twins Kiefer and Rachel.
Kiefer revealed in 2014 that they had never discussed the matter, but he imagined his father would say, “‘I fell in love.'” I understand. People understand it. And when they’re falling in love…
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