By Pablo A. Tariman, VERA Files
Those romantic moments may look easy and spontaneous on the TV and movie screen but there is more to doing love scenes than meets the eye.
“The truth is it is doubly tough for the actor once you face the cameras. The work starts before the shoot. First, you need good rapport with your co-actor and you need to trust your director,” says award-winning actor Coco Martin who is appearing in a new teleserye, Ikaw Lamang with Kim Chiu.
“First, you have to trust yourself, trust your co-actor and your director who has the final say on how those love scenes would register on screen,” adds Chiu who plays Isabelle in the new teleserye that highlights love and passion in the 70s.
“True, you need good chemistry for the love scenes to look real. Otherwise, they would look too studied or contrived. I do my best if I know my director will not do anything that will violate good taste,” she further says.
Martin says good chemistry doesn’t happen overnight.
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