Rachel McAdams admits shooting her lesbian sex scene in 'Disobedience' was a completely "freeing" experience. The year-old actress' new romantic drama focuses on a lesbian affair between two Orthodox Jewish women; Esti - played by McAdams - and Ronit, who is portrayed by Rachel Weisz. The movie includes nudity and sex scenes, including one visceral and emotional lovemaking sequence between Esti and Ronit, and although the 'Notebook' star felt very nervous before the scene she admits it ended up being a "really wonderful day" on set. My character was so penned in that there was something so freeing about being that literally and metaphorically naked It took us a minute to get started, but it wound up being a really wonderful day.
Warning: Minor spoilers ahead for " Disobedience. Rachel Weisz has already weighed in on the much-discussed "Disobedience" sex scene, calling it a fundamental and empowering moment for the characters played by Rachel McAdams and herself, and now McAdams shares her thoughts on the scene everyone can't stop talking about. The actress joined Weisz for a joint interview with Entertainment Weekly , in which she agreed the sex scene serves an integral role to her character's development. McAdams' Esti, an Orthodox Jew, has been repressed by her religion. The sex scene is the first major moment of freedom for the character.
Published: November 28, The actress, who has been married to Daniel Craig for seven years, used lychee-flavored lube to spit on McAdams during their love scene in the film Disobedience, which tells the story of two Orthodox Jewish women embarking on a gay affair. You see a face in pleasure and you have to imagine what one woman is doing to another woman. Rachel, who prides herself on taking strong female roles, added the idea of the spitting came from the male director of Disobedience, Sebastian Lelio.
Believe it or not, it was also directed by a man. I was looking for a story to tell and also act in. I was looking for a story where I could find another role for a woman.