“I don’t think anything can prepare [you],” Redmayne admitted. “The amazing thing is, everything that everyone tells you beforehand -- which is all cliché -- is true. You’ve heard it all before, and yet when you're experiencing it, it feels like the first time, and you suddenly start telling everyone these things as if they're completely new and original thoughts. And they’re like, ‘Yeah that's the cliché.’”
“But all the things [like] different parts of your heart opening … it's really extraordinary,” he continued. “There's this amazing thing with children -- whenever you're having a bit of a tired moment or something, it's like, she's always just one stop ahead of you, smiling you along. It’s great."