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Winslet, at 20 years old, was intimidated by the experience of performing Shakespeare with established actors such as Branagh and Julie Christie, saying that the job required her to "hit a certain level of intellect that I don't believe I have".Leonardo Di Caprio (pictured) was paired opposite Winslet in Titanic (1997).Winslet was awarded the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children for narrating a short story in the audiobook Listen to the Storyteller (1999).She performed the song "What If" for the soundtrack of her film Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001).A journalist for Vanity Fair labelled them "Hollywood’s most iconic screen couple" since Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.
The New Zealand-based production is based on the Parker–Hulme murder case of 1954, in which Winslet played Juliet Hulme, a teenager who assists her friend, Pauline Parker (played by Melanie Lynskey), in the murder of Pauline's mother.
Impressed by her reading, Thompson cast her for the much-larger part of the recklessly romantic teenager Marianne Dashwood.
The director Ang Lee wanted Winslet to play the part with grace and restraint—aspects that he felt were missing from her performance in Heavenly Creatures—and thus asked her to practice tai chi, read gothic literature, and learn to play the piano.
David Parkinson found Winslet to be a standout among the ensemble cast, and Mick La Salle of the San Francisco Chronicle took note of how well she had portrayed her character's "move from girlish impetuousness to a more womanly sense of balance".
In Michael Winterbottom's Jude, based on the novel Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy, she played Sue Bridehead, a young woman with suffragette leanings who falls in love with her cousin, Jude (played by Christopher Eccleston).