How did Denzel Washington prepare for whipping scene in “Glory” (1989)?
In one of Denzel's most famous scenes, he sheds a tear after being whipped in the movie
. What is Glory about? Watch it
. Was Denzel Washington really whipped? According to his comments below, Yes!
“I had the guy build all the scars to put on my back— and I went out there with an attitude that I’m going to take this and not fold. But it hurt. And the tear was actually real. You know, you just allow it and you’re thankful for it. It’s not technical. It’s not science. It’s spirit.”