Gibson talks about seeing Jodie Foster’s The Beaver for the first time with an audience at Cannes and his return to acting after an eight-year break playing a character who finds an unusual way of surviving depression: “It’s spiritual in a weird way,” he said. “We all go through things that are hard to bear. You’ve got to get through it.” And he plans to return to directing: “That’s my favorite job standing up,” he says. Anything else about his life to discuss? “Life? You don’t want to hear about my three-ring circus,” he replied.