SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - JULY 22: (L-R) Zach Cregger and Justin Long attend the San Diego Comic-Con screening of 20th Century Studios and New Regency’s "Barbarian" on July 22, 2022 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)
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The Grossest Scene In Barbarian Was Actually Hilarious
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This past September, "Barbarian" became a surprise horror hit, and it introduced the world to a new horror icon, the Mother, who was part of one of the gnarliest gross-out moments in the movie. The scene which involved breastfeeding might have been hard to watch for some, but for co-stars Georgina Campbell and Justin Long, it was a hilarious moment on set.
In an interview for Vulture, Long explained that the line between "scary" and "funny" was blurred in the scene and the equally gross scene that follows. After AJ refuses to drink the Mother's breast milk from the hairy bottle, she drags him out of his dungeon cell and takes him to her room to feed him directly from the source.
When asked about the experience of filming the breastfeeding scene for Digital Spy, Campbell recalled that the experience was over-the-top from the beginning. "Mostly it was hard not to laugh because as soon as that bottle came down, we were all like, 'Oh my God, this is ridiculous.'"