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‘Unbroken’ Star Reveals Angelina Jolie Starved Herself During Filming — ‘She Was So Thin’

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Dec. 26 2014, Updated 8:28 p.m. ET

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Angelina Jolie is normally pin-thin, so she got tongues wagging when she appeared even skinnier than usual while directing her new movie Unbroken. Click through RadarOnline.com’s gallery to see the shocking photos and find out the real reason she chose not to eat.

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EXCLUSIVE: Angelina Jolies poses for selfies with fans while filming ‘Unbroken’ in Australia

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Angelina Jolie “didn’t eat much” while directing her new film, Unbroken, reveals actor Miyavi.

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Angelina Jolie on set of ‘Unbroken’, Sydney – Part 1 of 3

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Miyavi, a Japanese actor who played a ruthless guard in the movie, revealed some of the cast had to be thin for their roles as prisoners of war.

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EXCLUSIVE: Angelina Jolies poses for selfies with fans while filming ‘Unbroken’ in Australia

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Jolie got behind her stars by deciding to forgo food along with them.

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EXCLUSIVE: Angelina Jolie on set of the filming of ‘Unbroken’ in Tamworth, NSW, Australia

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“She came to the set every day, giving advice to the actors, and she actually didn't eat much,” says Miyavi.

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EXCLUSIVE: Angelina Jolie on set of the filming of ‘Unbroken’ in Tamworth, NSW, Australia

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“She was so thin because most of the actors were not able to eat because they're prisoners in the prison camp,” he notes.

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Angelina Jolie on the set of ‘Unbroken’, Sydney – Part 3 of 3

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Miyavi says that by not eating, Jolie was “so close to us.”

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Angelina Jolie on the set of ‘Unbroken’, Sydney – Part 2 of 3

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Jolie’s Unbroken is about Louis Zamperini, a former Olympic star.

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Angelina Jolie receives a gift from an actor on the ‘Unbroken’ set

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Zamperini spent almost two months floating in a life raft in the Pacific after his plane was shot down during World War II.

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Angelina Jolie receives a gift from an actor on the ‘Unbroken’ set

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Jack O’Connell, who plays Zamperini, appreciates Jolie for her working style.

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EXCLUSIVE: Angelina Jolie on set of the filming of ‘Unbroken’ in Tamworth, NSW, Australia

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“I really respect her professionalism, her attitude towards the creation — she's so determined and passionate,” says O’Connell.

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Angelina Jolie seen in NYC

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“It was intense on set but with her motivation and attitude we were on the same page,” adds the actor of Jolie’s dedication to making Unbroken, which included her decision to starve herself.

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‘Unbroken’ photocall at Sydney Opera House

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Jolie always made sure she understood what she was asking her actors to do. “She did test out all of my stunts before I had to do them,” says O’Connell.

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