He told the film that he had been submerged with oil rig workers for weeks in Oklahoma for his part of a bewildered US citizen who traveled to France to support his daughter in jail.
The film was largely inspired by the case of Amanda Knox, in reality, according to Reuters.
Matt Damon claimed that in order to comprehend his character’s mentality, he spent time riding and working with so-called rough-necks in the Republican state.
“They start singing church songs and are welcomed into a cookout outdoors. They come out. A guitar. It’s a really special place and a very different place from when I grew up,” remarked Damon after the world’s largest film festival “Stillwater,” a press conference “Had its first red tapestry.