50 SHADES OF GREY – the movie

link to the Trailer

At last it really does hit the big screen: FEMTIO NUANSER AV HONOM (Swedish for FIFTY SHADES OF GREY… alas, not with Alexander Skarsgård and not by Lars von Trier, as we’d have suggested 😉 – So let’s have a look, who’s up to the task now: Director Sam(antha) Taylor-Johnson promises great cinematography (as in how she composed her short LOVE YOU MORE ,and as you can see in the 50 Shades trailer). The main character, overconfident/conflicted super-rich abused-as-a-child Christian Grey is exactly what Taylor-Johnson sees as her artistic goal: “The split between being and appearance in situations where the line between interior and external sense of self is in conflict – has always been in the centre of her creative work.”

Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey has that certain je-ne-sais-quoi … he will pull it off … the role (well, his shirt too, repeatedly, duh! ;))

Dakota Johnson (not related to the director) plays Anastasia Steele, the shy but tough reporter who will succeed to capture Grey’s tormented soul – an apt choice, we’d say.

I am looking forward to this work of art.

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About Elisabeth Schabus (476 Articles)
I see, I like, I write ... mostly about cinema and actors, but also about politics or economy. In English, auf Deutsch, på svenska. This ORF trained news journalist (TV, radio), who has also worked in corporate publishing for international brands and written/edited tons of magazines, has become a blogger out of passion.

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