‘Oppenheimer’ star Cillian Murphy has praised his colleague Florence Pugh, who is one of the great stars of Hollywood today, known for the versatility of her work and known to the general public for her part in Marvel’s ‘Black Widow’ alongside Scarlett Johansson.
During the three-hour runtime of the film, considered a favorite for the upcoming awards season including the Oscars, scenes of “extended full nudity” and J.J. Intense love scenes between Robert Oppenheimer (Murphy) and his lover Jean Tatlock (Pugh) were heavily echoed.
According to the 47-year-old Irish actor, the 27-year-old colleague has a disastrous performance in the intimate scenes. “These scenes were written intentionally. ‘He (director Christopher Nolan) knew those scenes would get the movie the same ratings they got (higher ratings than the filmmaker’s other works, like ‘Batman: The Dark Knight’ and ‘Interstellar’). And I think, when you see them, it’s very powerful. And they are not free. they are perfect. In an interview with The Sydney Morning Herald, Cillian Murphy said, Florence is absolutely wonderful. “She’s a phenomenal f******** actress.”
According to another colleague Emily Blunt, the actor – who went on a radical diet to embody his character, in which he ate one almond a day – took the opportunity to say that he has been with Pugh since the 2016 period drama ‘Lady Macbeth’. “He has a unique presence as a person and is impressive on screen. The size of his role (in ‘Oppenheimer’) has devastating effects.”
‘Oppenheimer’ features the first sex scene in director Christopher Nolan’s film, and the filmmaker described them as important to show a “very intense” relationship.
Nolan explained, “One of the most important things in Oppenheimer’s life was his intense relationship with Jean Tatlock, played by Florence Pugh.” ‘ but not least for the fact that the character was clearly a communist and his obsession with her had a huge impact on his later life and eventual fate. So it felt really important to understand their relationship and to really see and understand it.”
‘Oppenheimer’ tells the story of the physicist who played a key role in the development of nuclear weapons as part of the Manhattan Project. watch Trailer.