Angelina Jolie admits there was some "heaviness" between her and her husband Brad Pitt during the filming of 2015 By the Sea .
The couple worked on the drama of the relationship shortly after their wedding, marking their first project together since their meeting in 2005 Mr. and Mrs. Smith . In a new interview, the 42-year-old Oscar winner admits that she made her second project together as a means to "communicate" with Pitt.
"We had found ourselves working together and working well together," he said The Hollywood Reporter podcast Awards Chatter. "I wanted us to do a serious job together, I thought it would be a good way to communicate, somehow it was, and somehow we learned some things, but there was a heaviness probably during that situation that continued and it was not for the movie."
The film, written and directed by Jolie, is about a couple of 14 years in their marriage who are growing apart due to communication problems, intimacy issues and fertility struggles. In the podcast, the actress reflects on why she wrote the film and what was their purpose in their relationship.
"It was something we were trying [with] … things happen for different reasons, and things – why did I write that? Exact piece? Why do we feel that way when we did? I'm not sure" , she says. "A work of art can be something that heals or something difficult."
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Continues," I'm glad I made that movie because we explored something together. Whatever it is, maybe it did not resolve certain things, but we communicated something that had to communicate with each other. "
Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt in September 2016 after more than a decade together and two years of marriage. six children: Maddox, 16, Pax, 13, Zahara, 12, Shiloh, the 11 and 9 year old twins Vivienne and Knox.