"I know everybody is going to say that I'm biased because I sleep with the guy, but I would be saying this even if he wasn't my boyfriend. It's a very good film and he's done a fantastic job. It's funny, you live with someone for seven years and then they do something like that and you go, 'Holy s**t! I didn't know you had that in you.'" Actress Charlize Theron was thoroughly impressed with boyfriend Stuart Townsend's directorial debut, BATTLE IN SEATTLE.