Frances Fisher says ‘Titanic’ corsets would ‘dig’ into her body: ‘Nobody could breathe’

No one could breathe on the Titanic set due to tight white corset corsets

Kate Winslet and Frances Fisher. Merie W Wallace/20th Century Fox/Paramount/Kobal/Shutterstock

Waiting to expire! Frances Fisher talked about the tight costumes she wore while filming in 1997 Titanic.

For most of the film, 70-year-old Fisher Kate Winslet and other stars wore corsets when the project was set up in 1912 – a time when women wore the garment every day under their clothes.

“Having the brace completely changes your breathing style and your posture,” Fisher said. Vulture in an interview published on Monday, December 19. “No one could breathe properly. There weren’t many places to rest.”

She continued, “Sitting down was difficult.”

The UK native, who played Ruth Dewitt Bukater – the mother of Winslet’s Rose – said the waist-cinching piece was so tight it “would dig into your body and you wouldn’t be able to bend over backward”. While the cast was provided with “resting boards”, their hairstyles and accessories were so “big” that no one “could use them”. (The women wore curly buns that were accessorized with wide-brimmed hats.)

Fisher explained to Vulture“The proportions were incorrect. So we waited a lot.” Women would only experience a break between takes. “Kathy [Bates]Kate and I were like, ‘Okay, are you ready to go back into the locker room and relieve ourselves?'”

The cast also had trouble using the bathroom. “They had portable potties on the set, and none of us could fit in a portable potty with these big dresses. So, we would stand in the back of a flatbed truck, and they would drive us back to them. locker rooms, so we can take care of what we need to take care of”, Awake star added.

No one could breathe on the Titanic set due to the tight corsets black dress

Winslet on the set of “Titanic”, 1997. Merie W Wallace/20th Century Fox/Paramount/Kobal/Shutterstock

Titanic, which celebrated its 25th anniversary on Monday, tells the story of a luxury British steamship, the RMS Titanic, which sank on April 15, 1912. The film, which grossed 2.2 billion at the box office , also centers on the romance of Winslet. pink and Leonardo DiCaprioit’s Jack.

In addition to the film’s eye-catching costumes, the Titanic has become a much-discussed cultural phenomenon with many fans wondering if Jack and Rose could both fit on the floating door that saved Rose’s life. (After the ship descended, Rose leaned on the barrier as Jack held her hand out of the water. By the time help arrived, Jack froze to death.)

Director james cameron end the speech in an interview published by the Toronto Sun Friday, December 16. He explained that he was conducting scientific research that would give viewers answers.

“We took two stunt men who had the same body mass as Kate and Leo and we put sensors all over and inside them and we put them in ice water and we tested to see if they could have survived through a variety of methods and the answer was that there was no way they both survived. Only one could survive,” Cameron explained.

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