Almost a decade after the premiere of Herthe award-winning film from director Spike Jonze, starring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson, the film continues to win the hearts of audiences as one of the most unique and profound love stories of recent years.
As you may remember, in the story we meet the introverted and lonely Theodore Twombly, who seeks to deal with his depression by buying an artificial intelligence (AI) virtual assistant, who names herself Samantha. Her affinity grows to the point of formalizing a love relationship, in which only the voice of the AI is involved.
The performance of both protagonists was classified as impressive, since by interpreting an unconventional love between human and machine they managed to draw sighs from the audience. Although to achieve this they had to experience some highly uncomfortable moments, such as the sexual encounter between Theodore and Samantha.
Recently, during his participation in the podcast Armchair Expert, Johansson declared how embarrassing that intimate scene specifically was, as it was necessary for both her and Phoenix to share a sequence of moans that, without a doubt, became one of the most difficult moments of their careers, at least the acclaimed actress 37 years old said so.
You never want to hear your voice and you definitely don’t want to hear what it sounds like when you have an orgasm. You definitely don’t want to hear how you sound having a fake orgasm. It’s so gross. It was very strange.
Finally, the actress Black Widow He did not hesitate to share the moment in which his scene partner could not stand the strange encounter anymore, so he chose to leave the set and take a well-deserved break.
We tried to do it in one take and he was losing control. He left the studio. He needed a break.