The role of nurse Amy Loughren, who caught serial killer Charles Cullen in 2003, was a dream come true for actress Jessica Chastain, who felt haunted by the responsibility in her new film, Night Nurse. to play someone in a scene of their life while that person observes”, said Jessica Chastain in an exclusive session of the Critics Choice Association to which Lusa had access. described this role as “a dream”. But the real Amy Loughren was present at the filming and the actress said she often felt like a fraud. “I felt a lot of responsibility, I wanted her to like what I was doing”, said the winner of the Oscar for Best Actress in 2022. October 26, tells the true story of how nurse Amy Loughren discovered that her colleague and friend Charlie was a serial killer with at least 400 victims over 15 years. They both work the night shift at Somerset Medical Center in Somerville. , New Jersey. The identity of Loughren, who got a confession from the murderer known as “Angel of Death” in 2003, was only revealed ten years later in Charles Graeber’s book “The Good Nurse”. Netflix, adapted by Krysty Wilson-Cairns. Danish filmmaker Tobias Lindholm was directed. “When I read an early draft of the script seven years ago, I saw the possibility of making a story based on true facts about a heroine, rather than obsessing over darkness,” he said. Lindholm at the same event. Amy, he said, was “a single mother raising two daughters without the help she needed and yet still able to take on an entire system and the most prolific serial killer in American history.” The nurse “was able to remind him of his humanity and convince him to confess”, continued the director. “It was a story that had to be told.” “The Night Nurse”” data-title=”After winning the Oscar, Jessica Chastain returns in a Netflix movie with the true story of a nurse who caught a “serial killer” – SAPO Mag”> “Night Nurse” In preparation for the film, Jessica Chastain and actor Eddie Redmayne – who plays murderer Charles Cullen – attended nursing school. “It was very rigorous and intense,” the actress described. “We spent a lot of time with the saline bags, the IVs, learning how to take the gloves off correctly,” she said. The actors were supported by a nurse, Joe, who taught them how to do compressions correctly. “We often see doing it with the elbows bent and it’s not supposed to be that way,” said the actress. “Joe taught us the rhythm of compressions, which is the same rhythm as ‘Ah, ha, ha, ha stayin’ alive, stayin’ alive”, he continued, humming the Bee Gees song “Stayin’ Alive”. an important aspect, so the medical staff performing tasks in the background were actually real doctors and nurses. “We filmed at the end of the pandemic and feel a tremendous responsibility towards the medical community to portray their work correctly, then having been through something so difficult,” explained Tobias Lindholm. For Eddie Redmayne, who is transfigured into the skin of a serial killer who was also a caring and competent nurse, the prep work included studying the physicality of the real Charles Cullen. “I had an excellent dialect teacher and watched every video I could find to understand his physicality,” said the actor. Redmayne also spoke in depth with Amy, to understand the dimension of her friendship with the ‘serial killer’, which was very deep as she described it: “I believe Charlie was two different people. The person I knew was not the killer,” the nurse said. “The person I knew, whether it was a fake or not, was someone so kind, gentle, brilliant, a good friend, very loyal,” he continued. soldiers. He was an excellent teammate. That wasn’t the killer,” she noted. Loughren felt guilty for a long time for not having realized what Cullen was doing earlier, and recounted the moment when her head dawned on her. “When I realized he was murdering. people, I had a terrifying nightmare,” he recalled. “In the nightmare he was sitting on a chair in my house and he said, ‘I’ve taken care of the girls and now it’s your turn.’” Terrified, she picked up her daughters and took them with her to bed. “They never slept alone during that time until he was behind bars.”
After winning the Oscar, Jessica Chastain returns in a Netflix film with the true story of a nurse who was beaten "serial killer"