March 7, 2003
Bruce Willis, left, discusses a scene with director Antoine Fuqua
on the "Tears of the Sun" set in Hawaii.
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Actor discusses difficult ordeal of filming role
The characters Bruce Willis plays are often put through a lot. He gets shot in "The Sixth Sense," battered repeatedly in "Die Hard," blown up in "Armageddon" and ... well, how do you explain what happens to him within that dungeon in "Pulp Fiction?" But those are just roles the 47-year-old actor has dramatized. Until shooting his latest action movie, "Tears of the Sun," Willis himself had yet to truly be tested while working on a picture.