Jennifer Lawrence Recalls Tearing Her Diaphragm on ‘Mother!’ Set: ‘I Lost Control of Myself’

Jennifer Lawrence said creating Darren Aronofsky’s new film “Mother!” took a physical toll on her body.

“I’ve never had to go this dark before,” she said. “So I just kind of lost control of myself. I tore my diaphragm and popped my chest rib out. I don’t know if I’d ever work with Darren again.”

Aronofsky chimed in to talk about how the film should be interpreted.

“I wrote it in the eighth year of [former President Barack] Obama and it’s coming out in the first year of [current President Donald] Trump,” Aronofsky explained. “My intention was very different from where we are now.”

Aronofsky and Lawrence took part in a conversation at the Toronto Film Festival’s Variety Studio Presented by AT&T.


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  1. Ronnie Jay Berry Jr. says:


    I get what they wanna tell us, but I think it’s unnecessary, not just the baby’s neck snapping and people eating it, but also Jennifer Lawrence (mother) being ravaged beaten and showing nudity. I literally cursed out loud in the theatre after seeing that scene. I like the movie but hate it.

  2. George Johnson says:

    I think everyone associated with this pile of crap should donate whatever money they made to the homeless or some other charity!! The worst movie I have ever in my 60 years on this rock seen!! The director should be ashamed of himself!! And these are my sugar coated comments!!

  3. Cheese Cake says:

    Can she get more unhinged and doltish? Hmm?

  4. citney says:

    From what I’ve heard the whole film lost control.

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  6. I think he’s a dark director and not talented ..I will not see his next film…Not interesting…

  7. OK Jennifer…now that is commitment!