Bridges won an Oscar for his portrayal of a country singer in Crazy Heart. The character was fictional, but Bridges' passion for country is real. In a conversation with Morning Edition, Bridges tells the story behind his new studio album.
Girl With a Pearl Earring , starring Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth, Tom Wilkinson, Judy Parfitt. A young peasant maid working in the house of painter Johannes Vermeer becomes his talented assistant and the model for one of his most famous works.