The End We Start From Director Mahalia Belo Is Mighty Impressed With Jodie Comer’s Scene With The Baby, “If The Baby Was Doing Something She Would…”


By Bang Showbiz

'She's just brilliant': The End We Start From director Mahalia Belo lavishes praise on Jodie Comer
‘She’s just brilliant’: The End We Start From director Mahalia Belo lavishes praise on Jodie Comer (Picture Credit: Bang Showbiz, IMDB & Instagram)

‘The End We Start From’ director Mahalia Belo has lauded Jodie Comer’s “courageous” acting.

The director has helmed the new survival film – which features the ‘Killing Eve’ star as a mother who flees flooded London with her baby after an environmental disaster – and was impressed by the clever methods Jodie used to bring her character to life and the way she placed her trust in those behind the camera.

Mahalia Belo told Collider at the Toronto International Film Festival: “The way she deals with every scene and the babies, she’s just brilliant. She carried this character completely and so beautifully.

“She was a partner in this whole process, from beginning to end, and journeyed with me through the whole thing.”

Belo was particularly impressed by Comer‘s acting in scenes that required improvisation as she filmed with the baby.

The director explained: “So, if the baby was doing something she would naturally react to the baby. But also, there’s a gutsiness to what she does. In this film, she had to go places, and she wanted to do that. I think sometimes that kind of tenacity as an actor is being incredibly brave.”

Belo also revealed how Jodie, 30, was desperate to ensure that scenes of her character giving birth in the movie were completed “authentically”.

She explained: “Jodie hasn’t had a …read more

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