THE Undoing was pressured to axe a brain-splattering second from the finale – however followers have already slammed the homicide scene for “glorifying violence”.
Because the Sky Atlantic and HBO present got here to its beautiful conclusion this weekend, followers witnessed Jonathan’s brutal of Elena.
The unique homicide scene was way more grotesque
The scenes confirmed Hugh Grant‘s character violently smashing Elena’s (Matilda De Angelis) head towards a wall, intercut with scenes of Jonathan speaking to his son Henry (Noah Jupe) within the automobile.
Then Jonathan picks up a hammer and beats Elena’s face till she turns into unrecognisable.
Nonetheless, Hugh Grant revealed this scene would have been way more grotesque – with Jonathan choosing elements of her mind out of his mouth.
Talking to TVLine, he mentioned: “I do not know what’s within the last minimize, however I used to be doing a little takes the place Jonathan – whereas hammering away at [her head] – was spitting out part of her mind.
Jonathan killed his lover ElenaCredit score: Alamy
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“I do not know if that is nonetheless in there.”
The scene did not find yourself making the ultimate minimize, however Hugh teased a good worse take.
He mentioned: “That is a lot worse, however after her head was [beaten into] pulp I [did a take] the place Jonathan the physician was fairly involved in her brains, and he began poking round in them along with his finger.”
Hugh has beforehand revealed he inspired the director to make the murder scene more violent.
Nonetheless, the scene that was aired was nonetheless too violent for some followers, who criticised it for “glorifying violence”.
One particular person mentioned: “In different information, anybody else watching #TheUndoing ?
Fantastically shot, gorgeously produced, glamorisation of violence towards girls. The standard”
One other added: “I’m extraordinarily vital of reveals that painting graphic violence towards girls and #TheUndoing didn’t go my litmus check
“I really feel like that was a very exploitative present and a shallow portrayal of a difficulty that wants extra in depth and demanding exploration in a narrative…”
A 3rd remarked: “A factor that legitimately bothers me about #TheUndoing is the fixed fetishization of Elena together with fetishizing the violence finished to her. Stored ready for that to be turned on its head or commented on or the present to care about her as an actual particular person past simply “attractive lifeless woman””