NEW Still and Interview with Matt Roberts and Toni Graphia from ELLE Magazine   1 comment

Here is a NEW Still and Interview with Matt Roberts and Tnot Graphia from ELLE Magazine

From Elle:

Outlander never obscures the realities of 18th-century living, including the prevalence of rape and violence against women during this time. Tonight’s season 5 finale tackles one of the book series’ darkest and most controversial storylines, following Claire (Caitriona Balfe) as she is kidnapped, beaten, and raped.

More after the jump!

As she experiences the attack, Claire flashes to a dreamlike space in the 1960s—where Brianna and Roger are headed when she last sees them in episode 11—and her family, many of whom can’t physically travel to the future, are seen gathered around a Thanksgiving dinner table.

As Graphia explains, Claire “wraps her family around her” to shield her brain from her trauma. “We had done a lot of the research that said women, often during these kinds of attacks, can dissociate, and that’s a safety mechanism that your body and brain does to live through something like this.” she says. This is similar to the preparation Sophie Skelton, who plays Brianna, did for her rape scene in season 4, as she told HarpersBAZAAR.com in 2018:

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One response to “NEW Still and Interview with Matt Roberts and Toni Graphia from ELLE Magazine

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  1. Great interview. This proves that actors do more than read a script – they put their hearts and souls into their roles, and a lot of study and research as well.

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