This story first appeared in a January stand-alone issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.
I remember when I was editing, I was watching that film on repeat.
We have 21 days left.
The rowing scenes, as much as I prepared for them, terrified me every single day because I wanted to look like I was a good rower.
This is the story of Isabelle.
I completely crashed after doing this movie, which I can imagine Alex probably does at the end of the movie.
As a result of lack of sunlight, fresh air, and proper nutrition, Isabelle had developed a rachitic condition that made locomotion virtually impossible.
And its those internal narratives that Fuhrman turns to when finding the light within the darkness of her characters.