Jennifer Lawrence immediately knew first-time film director Lila Neugebauer was the "right person" to lead Causeway when they had a meeting for dinner.
The drama the actress's first film project with Her production business Excellent Cadaver
marks the theatre director's first venture into the world of feature filmmaking.
When Lawrence and Neugebauer met to discuss the script, their ideas were so similar
that the actress didn't seem too worried about the fact about the fact that Neugebauer hasn't directed a film prior to.
"We were just completely on the same page creatively and aesthetically," Lawrence stated to U.S. Vogue magazine.
"I felt it was her perfect person to do it regardless of being the first film director to be a novice.