Ben Rosenfield and Nicola Peltz play rich and disaffected youths in their new film Affluenza. Peltz stars as Kate Miller who, like most of everyone in the film, is wealthy — and unlikeable. “Sometimes you definitely cannot sympathize for her. You know her morals are all mixed up,” Peltz, who recently starred in this summer’s Transformers installment, told uInterview exclusively. “You look at her and you think she should be really happy, but when you go inside of her and inside her life you just see that she is a confused and broken person, and it was fun to play her.”

Rosenfeld, who plays the lead in Affluenza and also stars in HBO’s Broadwalk Empire, mused on the film’s bigger themes. “I think it is the type of movie that raises a lot of interesting questions about humanity and specific things that are going on today and growing up,” Rosenfeld told uInterview.

Affluenza is currently in theaters and available on VOD.

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Q: You finished the movie two years ago. How does it feel to reunite? - Uinterview

PELTZ: Yeah, I mean it is crazy I am 19 now, and I filmed it when I was seventeen. You were 19 [talking to Ben].

ROSENFIELD: Yeah, I am 21.

PELTZ: It is weird to film something and then to see it done, like two years later, it is crazy.

ROSENFIELD: It is bizarre, but it is nice, to have some separation from it you know?

Q: You've both been in big commercial films since making Affluenza. How do the two compare? - Uinterview

PELTZ: Well, thank you it is a lot of fun. The thing about acting is you get to do different things and be on different sets and get to experience different things. I loved filming Affluenza. I had such a great time to come back to the premiere and celebrate with everyone is exciting.

ROSENFIELD: Yeah, I think the thing is I don't really look at projects in terms of their size, it is what the story is about and i think it is a good story so I'm happy to come back and take another look at it.

Q: Did you find it difficult to relate to your unsympathetic characters? - Uinterview

ROSENFIELD: Well, I don't think, I hope they are not too unusual. I mean it is a little, it is a touch larger than life, but I think, hopefully people will connect with a lot of these experiences, not all of the characters are going through the same thing. I don't know, I was kind of a young person not going to college, trying to pursue acting, so it was not hard for me to get into a young photographer not going to college at the moment, trying to pursue photography.

PELTZ: Yeah, I liked playing Kate. It was a lot of fun. She was definitely like you said, sometimes you definitely cannot sympathize for her. You know her morales are all mixed up. You look at her and you think she should be really happy, but when you go inside of her and inside her life you just see that she is a confused and broken person and it was fun to play her.

Q: Which scene in the movie was the most challenging for you to film? - Uinterview

PELTZ: I think for me it was the last scene we did, because we were figuring out how far to go with it and stuff. It was definitely one of my favorite scenes.

ROSENFIELD: That was a very fun one to do, challenging? I don't know, every day was challenging, so everyday was one big fun challenge.

Q: What do you think the message of 'Affluenza' is? - Uinterview

PELTZ: I guess for Kate's perspective, I guess you could look at someone and not really know their story, so you have to get to know someone before you judge them.

ROSENFIELD: I hope there is not a too big of a message. I think it is the type of movie that raises a lot of interesting questions about humanity and you know specific things that are going on today and growing up. Hopefully, some people will take their ideas about that from the film. I would't want to tell anyone what to think about it.

Q: PELTZ: You've had huge success with 'Transformers.' How was filming it different from 'Affluenza?' - Uinterview

PELTZ: I loved filming Transformers. It was a lot of fun, but like he said, it is a lot of fun to be on different sets and experience different things. Transformers was definitely different than from filming 'Affluenza,' everything is blowing up around you. It is a much more physical film, than Affluenza, but I loved it, I had a great time. I am still on tour now, so it is a lot of fun to travel.

Q: Ben, what do you have coming up this summer? - Uinterview

ROSENFIELD: You know shooting the last season of 'Boardwalk Empire' now. Some films will be coming out in the fall, J.C. Chandor's 'A Most Violent Year,' 'Song One,' by Kate Barker-Froyland. Yeah a lot of interesting things will be coming out, mostly films.