Dr. Klemp is actually played by Swinton ... playing Ebersdorf playing Klemp. Swinton is virtually unrecognizable, and much of the props should go to legendary makeup artist Mark Coulier, who spent four hours each day gluing such props to Swinton's face in order to transform her special kind of "haunted mannequin doll" beauty into a crusty old male academic. That's not to say Swinton didn't go the whole hog trying portraying this character -- literally. Not only did the actress write up Ebersdorf's entire IMDb page (complete with a detailed biography), but she also walked around set with "weighty" prosthetic genitals tucked into her costume for maximum verisimilitude. And before you ask, yes, there is octogenarian nudity in this movie.