"Mammoth" is directed by critically-acclaimed Swedish director Lukas Moodysson. Moodyson is a winner of the Guldbagge Award (the Swedish counterpart to the US Oscar Awards) for Best Director.
Moodysson's film is about a love triangle between a businessman (Bernal), his wife (Williams) and the nanny (Necesito).
Moddyson also directed and produced Memphis Films' "Dogville" starring Nicole Kidman and Bjork"s "Dance in the Dark."
Necesito is not a superstar in the Philippines, but she is a respected actress on stage, film and television productions. Necesito passed a rigorous audition to bag the plum role.
Necesito bested other respected local actresses in the "Mammoth" tryouts, including Alessandra de Rossi, Chinchin Gutierrez, Joyce Jimenez and even seasoned theater and screen thespian Pinky Amador.