Watch the under-the-table snip of Edward trying to bring back Bella as Stephenie discusses:
“He was really able to touch the human emotions of that scene. Rob really nailed it,” Stephenie recalled. “It was really powerful. I teared up, several people near me did. It was just a lump in your throat– that moment of thinking you’ve lost everything and not being able to accept it. It was really emotional.”
Yet, as fraught as that life-and-death moment was, we just can’t help but smile at the quick shot of movie director Bill Condon fist-pumping when Rob accomplished.