At first glance, Roar“The Woman Who Found Bite Marks on Her Skin” is a thriller about a mysterious disease. But as the episode unfolds, it becomes clear that there’s something else eating Ambia.
Like Cynthia Erivo says E! News, her episode of the Apple TV+ anthology series explores the guilt women feel as they try to balance motherhood, a career, and even their own relationships. “Turning something that’s usually a conversation into a reality, into a physical manifestation, is a really smart thing to do,” she explained. “I think most people can relate to that, even if you’re not a mom or a parent.”
She noted that the use of “fantasy [and] the horror” highlights how deeply this affects women, saying people sometimes forget that “mothers are still human beings”.
“They still need space to let go and they still need times when they can just be themselves and not a mother,” Cynthia said, before acknowledging the difficulty of even giving up those responsibilities. only an hour. “When mothers sometimes give themselves the chance to do this, it can sometimes lead to guilt about not being there for something or missing something.”