The actress is featured in the upcoming issue of Time, which endeavors to unlock the secret of what makes her so darn fascinating to watch.
The article examines Swinton from all angles, gathering quotes from directors and fellow actors who end up describing her as a "creature," but only in the most endearing way possible. The actress has even penned an article in Time LightBox about her reluctance to be photographed while being muse to many.
And if you were wondering what she is like in personal life, her email auto response is pretty revealing: "Hello, I am away until 01/01/2070 and am unable to read your message."
While the actress has never been in higher demand, she reveals her desire to (gasp!) pull back from acting and tend her garden or maybe take up singing.
"We Need To Talk About Kevin" hits theaters January 27.
For more, click over to Time.