Shooting on the epic had to be extended several times, causing conflict with Thurman's family commitments.
The mother of two - who recently separated from husband ETHAN HAWKE - had to relocate her young family from New York to Beijing, China and the pressure took its toll on all of them.
She says, "It was definite a marathon and it was hard on me because it was supposed to be four months but the goal line kept moving. I was one of the only people there who had children and it was very difficult."02/10/2003 14:00