The scene is one of the most captivating of the entire film, a glimpse behind the bedroom door of an ordinary family. As Steve and Diane do somersaults, the conversation turns to sleepwalking and a legitimate fear that their daughter might be sleepwalking into their unfinished swimming pool. Steve expresses his wife’s anxiety the way many loving partners do – by acting goofy, squeezing his stomach and holding it in front of the mirror, and saying, “Before, after…” It took less than three minutes. let the film invite the audience. to join a loving – and trusted – family.
Williams revealed to VF that much of the scene’s whimsical scenes were improvised:
“Craig used to be a comedy writer. In fact, I think he also stood up in his early days. But he’s funny, so Tobe and Steven will let us run with everything. Craig was in on the whole thing, doing it with his belly, which of course got me really hyped, and I think we were really starting to feel like we were being thrown. stone after a while.
By the way, we didn’t. “
So what was in the paper? “We rolled the joints of the oregano and tried to make them light up and blow away,” explains Nelson.
One popular theory is that Mom and Pop Freeling visited their friend Mary Jane before visiting their neighbor to ask – among convincing snobs – if he had experienced any something strange, such as the chairs stacking on top of each other naturally. Williams told VF that makes sense:
“No, I think it’s just the absurdity of what we’ve been through, because what we’re talking about is basically crazy. And I thought, yeah, maybe we’ve been stoned a bit. little. I don’t know, we didn’t plan it. But it could easily have been read that way.”
https://www.slashfilm.com/1030075/jobeth-williams-and-craig-t-nelson-had-a-blast-smoking-pot-for-poltergeist/ JoBeth Williams and Craig T. Nelson had a ‘smoking pot’ explosion for Poltergeist