Their story is so fascinating. They were the most wealthy — and still are one of the most wealthy — families in the world. She is a quickly rising star having shown her chestnut head of hair in The Peppercorns 2004 , Between the Shadows 2015 , Uncensored Hollywood 2015 and more. She later lays down naked as a nude model to show more of her breast and even some of her ass. What did you find was the most fascinating thing to explore about that era? In one scene she even kisses her own sister - her real-life sister! I think that helped, for sure.
We watched a lot of documentaries about that time. Were there a lot of tough days on the set? I thought that was very scary at first and challenging. And, we watched a lot of films and documentaries that influenced Europe back then but that were also popular in Germany from Germany. I remember the first weeks of shooting were really challenging just because there were a lot of emotional scenes and just tough scenes, long days. That rebellion and just revolutionary time — that was definitely amazing to see how costumes could help you to get that sense of that time period. Sutherland , an enigmatic oil tycoon and possibly the richest man in the world, is marooned in a Tudor mansion in the English countryside surrounded by a harem of mistresses and a pet lion.
She plays Martine Sacher in Trust 2018 in which she shows off a whole lot more than just her beautiful pout. Can you talk about working with him? His captors banked on a multi-million-dollar ransom. Unfortunately, only one of them is still alive. To get that sense of that time was definitely very helpful to watch a lot of documentaries and movies. You, as the audience, also feel involved right from the start.
Just watching him…I mean he has so much energy and he brings so much motivation and positive energy to the set. Our dad is from Italy and remembers the time very vividly and the whole incident, so that was very helpful. Michael Esper , is lost in a daze in London and refuses to answer the phone. Rehearsing with him before we started to shoot everything was so helpful.
So, I think for me that was the most fascinating or exciting was to feel that women empowerment and that rebellion. Laura Bellini and Sarah Bellini Trust Exclusive Interview: How would you describe the series? We definitely studied a lot about Jutta Winkelmann and Martine Zacher lives and their biographies. We always knew that but since this was a period piece, it was really great to get the sense of free love, wild adventure, and that women empowerment that women felt during that time. The lovely Laura Bellini is a gorgeous European dream. She has sex in an opening scene in the third episode, showing her underwear and bare chest as she is propped against a wall in an alley.
I remember when I was first reading the scripts, I was blown away. But, when we got the audition and started researching, we talked to our parents. It was hard, but it was still fun. Can you talk about working with them on Trust?. I was so electrified because his scripts are so surprising and funny and nuanced. It was such an amazing experience.
Like me, for example, I knew about them but not the whole story behind them. I feel like that authenticity makes it universally understood. I had a lot of respect playing someone who is actually real and things that had actually happened. We learned so much from watching our co-actors since there were so many talented actors involved. He made me feel really comfortable on set. I mean, we were lucky because we actually spent an entire month in Germany before we started shooting in Rome.
It just creates such a wonderful working atmosphere for everyone. Did you do a lot of research into their lives? The star-studded Trust cast includes as J. I feel like he makes it so easy for us as actors because his words are so real and truthful. Everybody is really motivated to give their best and to create such wonderful work. . .
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