"The thought of losing so much control over personal happiness is unbearable. That’s the burden. Like wings. They have weight. We feel that weight on our backs, but they are a burden that lifts us. Burdens which allow us to fly." 

While it’s now Browning’s home base, for years she “didn’t ‘get’ LA”. Today, with a place of her own and group of close friends-among them her Sucker Punch co-star Jena Malone-she’s finally at ease in the US. “I’ve fallen in love with everything Americana,” she says. “I’m into things like road trips out to the desert and going to barbecue [eateries] in Texas.”