Cruz, who is tipped for an Oscar as best supporting actress for Allen"s Vicky Cristina Barcelona, says that she loved working for the New York director, for he has a way of making his actors feel really comfortable.
“I only met Woody for one minute, then I was told that I had passed the audition," the Daily Express quoted Cruz, as saying. “That was it. When we started work I did all my scenes in four weeks, no rehearsal, everything in two takes. I loved it and although I always prefer working in Spanish, I felt really relaxed in English for the first time. He has a way of making his actors feel really free," she added.