Rei is one of the most powerful people in the universe, at least as far as it says in the book.
They made a huge effort to set up shots and work on the choreography so I felt comfortable in terms of doing it naked.
Or can it be a display of strength? But there's even more to the moment than that.
But did Rei really become impossibly wealthy through so many criminal enterprises including but not limited to owning a high-end brothel where the selective clientele is permitted and even encouraged to kill the employed sex workers purely out of family loyalty? She goes in by herself, rubs the fogged glass of a nearby sleeve's sleeping chamber, and recognizes the face inside.
Unfortunately, Kristin Arteaga doesn't have public free trial link right now.
Lachman took inspiration from her character's resolve, and used the time spent preparing for the scene to overcome her fears about shooting it.