Sharp Objects‘ opening scenes unfold in a neighborhood that will look acquainted to many viewers. Its most important avenue is lined with outlets you would possibly discover in any small city: a pharmacy, a bundle retailer, a deli. Additional out from the sleepy, all-American city middle are broad, winding roads and whimsically tall bushes. That is Wind Hole, MO, the place a younger model of Amy Adams‘s character Camille Preaker is rising up. Along with her is a sister whose destiny we begin to perceive because the first episode of the HBO sequence based mostly on Gillian’s Flynn’s novel attracts us into its twisted world.
However the Present Me State did not get a go to from Adams or her esteemed fellow actors throughout filming within the fictional city of Wind Hole or for Adams’s scenes in St. Louis, the place she strikes as an grownup and works as a reporter. As a substitute, Sharp Objects took its manufacturing staff to Barnesville, GA, and a number of other locales in California, together with Santa Clarita, Mendocino, and Los Angeles.
Director Jean-Marc Vallée, of Huge Little Lies fame, reportedly fell in love with Barnesville, outdoors of Atlanta, whereas scouting areas and felt it might work nicely as Wind Hole. Judging from the evocative first episode of his latest HBO sequence, we might agree his chosen filming location was spot on in making a critically intriguing vibe that has us thirsty for extra!
Creator Flynn was born in Missouri, which explains why her novel and the following film is ready there. Followers of Flynn’s could keep in mind that her wildly widespread novel Gone Woman is ready within the city of North Carthage, MO. However not like Sharp Objects, the movie was truly filmed in Flynn’s home state.