“It’s only now that he’s been corrupted that I can fully appreciate the real Peeta, even more than I would’ve if he’d died. The kindness, the steadiness, the warmth that had an unexpected heat behind it.”
Ouzo was used as a replacement for absinthe for the drinking scenes filmed on the first day. Because the scene turned out so well, method drinking was adopted for the rest of filming. As a result, Thewlis had admitted in a interview that he can’t really remember making the film at all.