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Ana De Armas' Perspective On Blonde Changed Greatly After A Personal Loss

Getting to watch the movie with her mother also had a profound impact.

"There are days I watch it, and I don't think about that at all — or I leave the room. I had an incredible father for 32 years and not having it now, I can only imagine what it would have been, not having it at all," she continued.

Ana de Armas has already spoken out about how she knows "Blonde" will be received in regards to its NC-17 content, but that her personal connection to the film following the loss of her father has made certain moments in the film extremely difficult to watch. Unfortunately, de Armas' father passed before getting the chance to see the completed film, but de Armas invited her mother, who lives in Cuba, as her date to the Venice Film Festival.

Her mother does not speak English and had seen a previous unsubtitled cut of the film, but de Armas said watching her mother watch the film was a remarkable learning experience for her. "She understood everything, there was nothing I needed to explain to her," said de Armas. Variety reported that de Armas got choked up and teary-eyed when talking about her parents, but started to smile while recalling her mother's viewing experience. "If she can understand that with no subtitles, then we hit the spot."

"Blonde" arrives on Netflix on September 28, 2022.

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