“There’s no greed, there’s no love, there’s no poverty,” Doremus explained to TheWrap’s Jeff Sneider at the Toronto Film Festival.
So the stakes are definitely heightened when Hoult and Stewart’s characters start to feel the first twinges of romance.
For Hoult, the dystopian setting and the performance-based script by Nathan Parker proved compelling. “It ended up being a very intimate shoot,” he said. “It was a safe environment to be, to be vulnerable.”
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