Alejandro Iñarritu and Leonardo DiCaprio shares amazing acting advice and details about The Revenant.
February 2, 2016
Have you ever wondered what happened behind the scenes of The Revenant? Have you ever wondered how Leonardo DiCaprio prepared for the movie role? Well in an amazing interview with Leonardo DiCaprio and Alejandro Iñarritu with the SAG Foundation about The Revenant.
Alejandro Iñarritu discusses how Leonardo DiCaprio had to use action instead of words to express emotions, “who the guy is” and filmmaking in general.
DiCaprio reveals his biggest challenges while filming the movie. He explains that his actions “propelled the character” and how to push the movie’s storyline without using any words. And that was the biggest challenge for the actors.
Most importantly, DiCaprio says that the ability to move a character without using any words is one of the biggest challenges and issues but, also one of the most rewarding parts of the movie.
DiCaprio also touches on what it was like working with Alejandro Iñarritu and it took a lot of trust. Iñarritu focuses a lot on rehearsals. Iñarritu had the actors and crew practices for hours and hours and then for an hour and a half shoot the scene for the day.