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#41 | Bringing Truth to Screen with "Pieces of a Woman" Birth Consultant Elan Vital McAllister Making It: Women in Film

Elan Vital McAllister is a former theatre producer and current doula who worked as the birth consultant for Pieces of a Woman (2020, dir. Kornél Mundruczó), a film known for its captivating 24-minute one-shot birthing scene. In this episode, Elan shares how she got involved with the project and how she petitioned to meet with the producers and the day before shooting, sat down with the team and completely rewrote the script. She also details what it was like to work with lead actress Vanessa Kirby and shares her passion for bringing truth to screen. Join our online community on Instagram @MakingItWomenInFilm and check out our website, womeninfilm.co.uk! Watch Pieces of a Woman now on Netflix. Get in touch with Elan through her website, elanvital.love Malin Evita produced this episode; follow her on Instagram @MalinEvita, malinevita.com — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/makingitwomeninfilm/message
  1. #41 | Bringing Truth to Screen with "Pieces of a Woman" Birth Consultant Elan Vital McAllister
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