The ranking of the most popular movies and series in Netflix varies every day. Some productions access the list and others are downloaded from the top 10. However, a feature film has had its place there for weeks. Is about Sweet Girl, an original film on the platform that stars Jason Momoa already Isabela Merced. The key? Some sequences full of adrenaline and suspense as the main character. Here we tell you how the filming was carried out.
Throughout 1 hour and 50 minutes, the film presents the story of Ray Cooper, a man who faces the death of his wife after a pharmaceutical company removed from the market the drug she needed to stay alive. This character, played by the actor from Aquaman and Game of Thrones, is also in the care of his daughter named Rachel Cooper. This role is in charge of the 20-year-old actress who participated in films such as Instant Family, Dora and the Lost City of Gold and Transformers: The Dark Knight.
The debut of Brian Andrew Mendoza it combines action, networks of corruption and an adrenaline rush not seen on screen for a long time. One of the fundamental points to achieve the director’s objective was to put aside the typical Hollywood sets and sets to look for real locations that give truth to what we see in each of the scenes.
Where was the filming of Sweet Girl?
When the character of Momoa goes in search of justice and drags his daughter, the director offers us a few sequences where we see them fleeing. For that, the entire film crew moved up to Pittsburgh, on Pennsylvania, where a good part of the scenes were filmed. Originally, the project had its start in New York City, but Mendoza felt that this place had no “The character of Pittsburgh”.
Just a week after filming began, the director’s wife, who was pregnant, gave birth to their son. Therefore, the first months of the baby’s life, he lived in Pennsylvania, a place that Mendoza assured that “has a special place in your heart from now on”. He also remarked that the 80% of scenes took place in real spaces of the city, such as a moving train to represent a fight in the subway or the Carnegie Museum of Art for the most elegant scene in the film. Finally, the ending sequence was shot in the park PNC, the Pittsburgh ballpark.
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