Kirsten Dunst urged gaslighting victims to talk about their experiences.
The 39-year-old actress appears in the Western drama film “The Power of the Dog” as Rose, a woman bullied by breeder Phil Burbank (Benedict Cumberbatch) – the brother of her new husband George ( Jesse Plemons) – and she urged anyone experiencing violence to speak out and stop the cycle.
Speaking at the film’s premiere at the BFI London Film Festival on Monday night (11.10.21), Kristen told BANG Showbiz: âThe sad thing is you don’t realize this is happening, and it that’s why it’s so psychologically damaging. Go see a friend, or you know, try to get someone to talk to. Go to therapy! “
Kirsten also revealed that she didn’t speak much to her co-star Benedict on the set of the movie so they could bring more hostility and drama to the screen.
She told the media gathered on the red carpet: âIt’s funny because we didn’t have a lot of scenes together, but just when we were on set or hanging out, yeah, we weren’t really talking to each other on. the tray.
“I mean on the weekends, you know, we both have sons and stuff, so – yeah, but as far as work goes, we just kept to ourselves, which, yeah, that has. really helped. “
Kirsten added, “I mean even Kodi (Smit-McPhee) and I had a secret throughout the movie that no one knew to strengthen our bond and have some kind of secret extra layer in our relationship as well.”
The “Spider-Man” actress added that she made a “dream” come true working with director Jane Campion.
Kirsten said: âIt was a dream for me for a long time. She wrote to me in my twenties to work together and it never happened, so that coming back in my life is really, it was very – yeah, It was a dream come true. “