Jennifer Lawrence has earned praise from her co-stars in her latest film, the psychological thriller “Mother!” Seasoned actress Michelle Pfeiffer described the “Hunger Games” actress as “wicked smart” and without a filter, one who is inclined to speak her mind about anything, Vogue recently reported.

Fans are thrilled they will be seeing not just one but two feisty award-winning actresses representing two different generations in one intriguing film. Also part of the formidable cast of “Mother!” is Spanish acting sensation Javier Bardem, 48, who has noted how Lawrence's strong commitment as an actress.

Celebrated director Darren Arnofsky (“Black Swan,” “Noah”) likewise commended Lawrence for her acting mettle, noting her “raw, natural talent,” Vogue reported. Lawrence, who turns 27 on August 15, has played numerous roles ranging from Katniss Everdeen in the blockbuster “Hunger Games” series to the lead female character in films such as “Silver Linings Playbook,” “American Hustle,” “Joy,” and “Passengers.”

Casting the “Hunger Games” actress in the lead role of the movie has generated considerable buzz for the upcoming film. With Aronofsky at the helm of the psychological horror flick, movie buffs are in for an exciting, albeit unsettling, movie experience.

Surreal experience

Aronofsky is known for giving movie audiences a surreal experience.

The fact that “Mother!” works as a realistic depiction of a couple’s relationship and delves on the allegorical level as well gives viewers extra value. The film engages and challenges the audience.

The filmmaker’s social media followers have expressed much interest for the upcoming psychological thriller, which brings nuances of “Rosemary's Baby." Other memorable psychological thrillers in the past that also come to mind are “The Others” featuring Nicole Kidman and “The Sixth Sense" starring Bruce Willis.

Romance in the air

Offscreen, Darren Aronofsky and Jennifer Lawrence have been getting to know each other a little too well. The couple has been spotted engaging in public displays of affection.

As for their film, other Hollywood heavyweights like Ed Harris, Kristten Wiig and Domhnall Gleeson (who has currently been in the news for his role in “Goodbye Christopher Robin”) have ignited added interest for “Mother!

The film’s recently released trailer showed unseen forces and spooky characters with a deathly look in their eyes arriving at the home of the couple portrayed by Lawrence and Bardem.

Mother!” is set to vie for the Golden Lion at the 74th Venice International Film Festival. It is also among the movies lined up at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Social media posts on “Mother!” went viral a few months ago. Among the most jolting is a poster of Lawrence looking ethereal in a white dress holding a bleeding heart that seemed to have been ripped from her chest. It was posted by Aronofsky on Mother’s Day, giving movie fanatics an inkling about the upcoming Jennifer Lawrence film.