‘Strange Weather’ Star Holly Hunter Talks Manifesting a Mother’s Grief (Exclusive Video)

“The revenge is kind of the engine that this character harnesses her grief to,” Hunter tells TheWrap

Holly Hunter plays a mother overcome by the loss of her grown son in “Strange Weather,” and though she’s never lost a child herself, the Oscar-winning actress says grief is universal.

“I talked to people who have experienced it, I know people who have experienced it. There are probably a great amount of us who have come into contact … with that particular kind of loss,” Hunter told TheWrap’s Matt Donnelly about preparing for the role.

“I felt more that this was a story of grief and how to deal with it, which is something that everyone experiences,” she continued.

Directed by Katherine Dieckmann, “Strange Weather” also stars “The Leftovers’” Carrie Coon.

Watch the interview above.