The day-to-day life on set can only be inferred from facts and hints. The most major fact: Eyes Wide Shut was exhausting. Kubrick had asked Cruise and Kidman to commit to six months. When they landed in London in the fall of , the couple fully expected to return to Hollywood by spring.
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Tom Cruise's 'confusing' sex
Something curious happened in New York around Christmastime This was a fate no one could have predicted back in July , when it was released to dismissive reviews and disappointing box office, owing in part to a fully revved-up Hollywood hype machine that touted the sex appeal of stars Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman and prepared audiences for a much different film. Eyes Wide Shut was accused of being out of touch at the time, but Kubrick was clearly after something stranger and more captivating. The film stock itself had been pushed two stops and had taken on a grainy, otherworldly look. Some scenes had been lit solely with Christmas lights. And then there was the deliberate, trancelike cadence of the performances.
Tom Cruise has confessed he doesn't like sex outside a relationship because he finds it "confusing". Cruise also revealed he is desperate to have children with Katie - who he believes is "the one". He is quoted by German newspaper Bild as saying: "Sex is great, if you are in a relationship. Otherwise, I find sex actually not so interesting.
These days, Nicole Kidman rarely, if ever, discusses her relationship with Tom Cruise. The pair were married from —after meeting on the set of Days of Thunder in late —to At the beginning of their relationship, Cruise was already a highly bankable star, while Kidman was a young rising actress still carving out her path in Hollywood; Days of Thunder was her first American film.