We all know how great Halle Berry is on camera, but how does she fare behind?
The American actress has demonstrated her extraordinary skills through the franchise X-Men and in efforts such as John Wick: Chapter 3SwordfishGothikaCloud Atlasand beyond.
However, many still consider his performance Monster’s ball like the best; it even earned her the coveted Oscar for Best Actress.
His latest performance in Bruised is also a knockout, and it’s actually his directorial debut. Needless to say, his imprint on the film is undeniable, but the location is also inevitably an important influence on the work.
So where was Bruised filmed?
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Where was Bruised filmed?
Bruised was filmed entirely in New Jersey. This gives authenticity to the project, because this is also where the story takes place.
The production team found a number of locations in the northeastern state of the United States – both exterior and interior – to meet their needs, as well as erect their own sets to tell this story. of an MMA fighter aiming for a triumphant return.
As The Cinemaholic noted, there was a brief delay in filming due to Halle’s injury, but she was determined not to affect the schedule too much.
Diving into specific places in New Jersey, we have Atlantic City first.
If you’re an MMA fan, it might not come as too much of a surprise that they’ve shot footage in the seaside town, arguably best known for its casinos and beaches. This is where most of the fighting was captured.
It is also renowned for its iconic Boardwalk and the sports arena where some characters fight is actually the Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall; you can find it at 2301 Boardwalk.
To better facilitate production, a team set about raising an MMA octagon inside the arena.
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Then we have Newark!
This is apparently where the majority of the film’s main photographs were taken. Lots of outdoor footage was filmed here, with many streets being part of the final cut.
For example, those familiar with the city may recognize figures navigating Broad Street between Third and Fourth Avenues.
To suit the filming, road restrictions were also placed around Broad Street and Mount Pleasant Avenue.
Speaking of Mount Pleasant Avenue, this area is cemented like Jackie Justice’s neighborhood, as this is the area she trains for pivot combat. It was actually the Elite Heat Boxing Gym – located at 130 Mount Pleasant Avenue – where she is seen preparing for the matchup.
The filming process finally ended on December 20, 2019.
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“I pushed my body beyond my limits”
In a conversation with Coming Soon, Halle referred to the physical character she brought to the role, opening up to the preparation and sacrifice:
“I pushed my body beyond my limits. I really understood what I was made of in this process. I worked harder than I ever worked longer than I ever worked, and I think I attacked him with more passion than I ever attacked anything. “
She added, “This is attributed to how much I love and truly respect the sport and the athletes in the sport. “
Bruised is now streaming on Netflix.
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