San Sebastian, September 19 (EFE).- “Blonde” is the surprise film that the San Sebastian Film Festival had reserved for this edition and which will be presented by its protagonist, Ana de Armas, in collaboration with the director of the film, Andrew Dominick
The film, a portrait of Marilyn Monroe whose screenplay is based on the homonymous novel by Joyce Carol Oates, will be screened this Saturday, September 24 at the Victoria Eugenia Theater at seven o’clock in the afternoon.
“Blonde”, which counts Brad Pitt among its producers, competed in the official section of the last Venice Film Festival.
This is the latest work from Andrew Dominik, director of “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Cowardly Ford”, “Killing them Softly” and “This Much I Know To Be True”, it is an approach to the figure by Marilyn Monroe which explores the division between the public and private ego of the mythical American actress, recalls in a note to the San Sebastian competition.
Cuban-Spanish performer Ana de Armas, who becomes Marilyn in this new work, has other iconic roles on her resume in films such as Denis Villeneuve’s “Blade Runner 2049”, Rian Johnson’s “Knives Out”, ” Wasp Network” by Olivier Assayas and “No time to die” by Cary Joji Fukunaga