Kate Winslet has revealed that she and her “Ammonite” co-star Saoirse Ronan take their sex scene very seriously.
So much so that the two actresses “choreographed” it themselves. Winslet told The Hollywood Reporter that the film’s director, Francis Lee, was “nervous” about the appearance of the scene.
“I just said to him, ‘Look, let us fix it.’ And we did it, ”Winslet said.
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We will start here. We’re going to do that with the kisses, the breasts, you go over there, then you do that, then you go up here. I mean, we marked the rhythms of the stage in order to anchor ourselves in something that only supported the narrative, ”described the Oscar winner.
In the film, which is set in 1840, Winslet plays paleontologist Mary Anning, who falls in love with depressed housewife Charlotte Murchison (Ronan). The two women then start an affair.
The ‘Titanic’ star admitted she ‘felt the proudest I have ever felt doing a love scene on’ Ammonite ‘. And I felt the least embarrassed by far. ”
“I’m almost 45, and Saoirse is almost half my age. And to have the opportunity to be my real forties, after the kids, you know? Women don’t really have the courage to do that, ”she says. said.
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Winslet admitted that she never thought about using a double body because “that’s what it is, peeps. This is how I am now, ”and it really isn’t the body I had 20 years ago. ”
She also made sure not to lose weight while filming.
“I hate to talk about weight, but I’m just saying it in the context of, it was a conscious effort on my part to really make sure I didn’t shrink or change to be naked,” Winslet said. . “I did the opposite. ”
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“Ammonite” will premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. The cast will be present virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic.