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We Talked to Jennifer Lawrence About 'mother!'

The actress spoke to VICE about self doubt, playing her most difficult role yet, and working with 'Black Swan' director Darren Aronofsky.
September 11, 2017, 12:48pm

In this short episode of VICE Talks Film, host Hannah Ewens meets Jennifer Lawrence, star of Darren Aronovsky's controversial new film, mother!. The psychological horror has already divided audiences with its tale of a woman, played by Lawrence, competing for the love and attention of her older, self-important poet husband. As he searches for the inspiration he's lost, more and more strange guests begin arriving at the house, and her insular world becomes a living hell.

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We chatted to the actress before the film's London premiere about how she stayed sane during the most brutally demanding role of her career, and what it was like to work with the notorious Black Swan and Requiem for a Dream director Darren Aronofsky.