Some really wicked stuff goes down in Mother! and Lawrence admitted that she thought they had gone too far after she first saw the film.
There’s little point in watering down something like Mother! just so people would be more comfortable.
However, after some time to digest, she realized going too far was exactly what they had to do.
Mother! recently screened at Radio City Music Hall in New York City where Darren Aronofsky, Jennifer Lawrence, and Javier Bardem were on hand to literally apologize for what everyone was about to see (via Variety).