'Mother!' trivia and fun facts
Relationships Jennifer Lawrence and director Darren Aronofsky started dating during the production of this film
First time ever This is the first time that Mark Margolis does not star in a movie by Darren Aronofsky, since he has always been part of the cast in every single one of his movies since his acting career started with 'Pi'.
Incomprehensible Michelle Pfeiffer admitted to have not understand the script the first time she read it, labeling it as "esoteric". However, she accepted the role due to how much she liked her character.
Priorities Jennifer Lawrence dropped out of 'The Rosie Project' in order to work with Darren Aronofsky on this movie.
No Margolis First film by Darren Aronofsky not to star Mark Margolis. Margolis has starred in every one of his films since his career start with 'Pi' (1998).
16 mm rules The film was shot using 16 mm film. This is the fourth time Darren Aronofsky has shot a film on this format.
Sculpture as reference Edinburgh educated sculptor Jessica Harrison is the artist whose works are referenced in the film's poster image released on Mothers Day 2017. Aronofsky cited Harrison as an inspiration, especially her 'broken' figurines works.
Strong bet The release date in United States was originally set for October 13, but it was pushed forward to September 15.
Oscar, Oscar everywhere The film cast includes two Oscar winners: Javier Bardem ('No Country for Old Men') and Jennifer Lawrence ('Silver Linings Playbook'); and three Oscar nominees: Ed Harris ('The Hours'), Kristen Wiig ('Bridesmaids') and Michelle Pfeiffer ('Love Field').
Consequences of getting into the role Jennifer Lawrence got so much into her character that during the climactic scenes, she started hyperventilating and even cracked a rib.