During a special panel of the Deadline portal, the creator of the film With one voice talked about how important it was to base it on the stories of the New York Times’ heroic women journalists. It was in their article as a result of the investigation that the facts of how were revealed Harvey Weinstein using his position, he molested actresses. He was later found guilty in court and Weinstein is now in prison.
With one voice – the responsibility of the creators
Carey Mulligan says they felt a sense of responsibility to Weinstein’s victims throughout the work, and to tell the story well for journalists Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor.
– Seeing the survivors at the premiere at the New York Film Festival, when Megan and Jodi took the stage, it was like Bruce Springsteen appeared on it. Everyone went crazy. Then Ashley Judd took the stage, everyone stood up to greet her. There were many tears. It was an extremely emotional moment for everyone.
Ashley Judd she was one of the first high-profile actresses to openly accuse Weinstein of sexual harassment. director Maria Schrader recalls that when they first met, she felt honored that the actress wanted to work with her on this film.
For the director, however, one thing was important: that the film should not be fascinated by people who commit evil deeds, but that it should give a voice to women who were treated in such a way.
With one voice – premieres on November 25 in Polish cinemas.