Eddie Redmayne said his latest role helped him realize that being a nurse is an “extremely difficult job”.
The 40-year-old British actor stars in the upcoming film The Good Nurse, which sees nurse Amy Loughren suspect that her colleague Charlie Cullen – played by Redmayne – is the cause of the series patient’s death.
Speaking of what he discovered about the nurse during the filming of the film, Redmayne said: “We had a wonderful man named Joe who was our nurse specialist and we had two. week of nurse training, and it became absolutely clear that it was an incredibly difficult job. To be.”
The film, directed by Tobias Lindholm, based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Charles Graeber, is based on the true story of serial killer Charlie, who murdered a series of patients during his 16-year career. me. nurse in New Jersey.
Oscar winner Redmayne stars alongside Jessica Chastain as she plays Amy.
Redmayne continued: “One of the reasons that Charlie, the character I played, was able to get through the system was because there was a shortage of nurses in New Jersey because it was an extremely difficult and underpaid job.
“But certainly the expectations of the nurse, the physical expectations, like actual physical labor, the body in motion, and the science and intelligence it involves, let alone the quality of the senses. touch.
“You have to be the interpreter of what the doctor does, you have to be the one there with the families, that kind of emotional intelligence, I think it’s one of the incredibly difficult jobs out there.”
Chastain, 45, who just won an Academy Award for best actress for her role in The Eyes Of Tammy Faye, shared Redmayne’s feelings about understanding the intricacies of nursing and revealed her experience. experience remains with her.
“We went to nursing school, even put IVs, we learned all that stuff,” she said.
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“And now if I have to do anything, or someone put me in an IV, I always think, is that too much air in the tube? I’m really above them. I was like, there’s too much air in here, you can’t get it into my veins, and they were like, I know what I’m doing, relax. “
Redmayne revealed he hasn’t been nursed too well, jokingly adding: “Absolutely clear, if someone’s having a hard time, call Jessica Chastain, in any case call me, I’m worthless. use. I kept injecting the poor dummy in the wrong place. “
The Good Nurse will be released on Netflix on October 26.
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