Updated: Sep 01, 2022 11:52 IST
Washington [US], September 1 (ANI): Hollywood diva Ana de Armas is perplexed by the NC-17 score assigned to her subsequent Netflix movie, “Blonde,” which is predicated on the lifetime of Marylin Monroe.
According to Fox News, normally, a film receives an NC-17 score from the Motion Picture Association of America when it has gratuitous violence, obscene intercourse and/or nudity, and/or coarse language. An grownup should accompany minors to view motion pictures with an R score in cinemas, however they aren’t permitted to see NC-17-rated movies. This is why an NC-17 score is distinct from an R score.
The Cuban actress claims she has seen movies with significantly extra express content material and would not perceive why “Blonde” acquired such a excessive score.
“I didn’t understand why that happened,” she mentioned in her L’Officiel cowl story. “I can tell you a number of shows or movies that are way more explicit with a lot more sexual content than ‘Blonde.'”
She acknowledges that there are some sexual sequences within the movie, however she believes they’re important to the narrative they have been trying to painting. “To tell this story it is important to show all these moments in Marilyn’s life that made her end up the way that she did. It needed to be explained,” she mentioned. “Everyone [in the cast] knew we had to go to uncomfortable places. I wasn’t the only one.”
De Armas made her movie debut in “Knives Out,” enjoying the lead character “Blonde.” When her hiring was revealed, Monroe supporters criticised the studio’s selection to rent her since she had a Cuban accent and speaks English. She refused to permit the criticism of her accent to influence her or enhance the stress she already felt, stating that everybody ought to expertise stress whereas enjoying such a legendary character. She went on to say that her efficiency was not an imitation however slightly a way to make clear the icon’s present frame of mind.
“I am proud to have Andrew’s trust and the chance to pull it off. I feel like whether you’re a Cuban or an American actress, anyone should feel the pressure,” de Armas mentioned. The actor had the assist of the Marilyn Monroe Estate, whose rep, Mark Rosen, informed Variety that though the property would not sanction the movie, “Ana was a great casting choice as she captures Marilyn’s glamour, humanity, and vulnerability.”
“Blonde” is about to drop on Netflix on Sept. 28 and is the streaming platform’s first NC-17-rated movie. (ANI)