American Hustle: Anatomy of a Scene
"She’s also showing him that she’s in many ways smarter than him or as smart as him and is his equal and it seals their love. How she held her hand was very important to me. How it was in the frame. How long it held there and I wanted the hand to be there because I don’t want you to know how he’s going respond yet. Sustained eye contact was extremely important for Christian Bale and Amy Adams who have very powerful eyes."
- David O. Russell (x)