Maria Bakalova wants to make you feel something

FILE - Maria Bakalova poses for photographers upon arrival at the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS benefit the during the 74th Cannes international film festival, Cap d'Antibes, southern France, on July 16, 2021. Bakalova both stars in her latest film, “The Honeymoon,” and worked as a producer, something she said she hopes to do more of in the future, in an interview with the Associated Press on Dec. 14, 2022. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES — When it comes to acting, Maria Bakalova considers herself to be a person of extremes.