Judgment was a big topic at .’s press conference Luca Guadagnino‘s Venice Entering the Film Festival Competition bones and all afternoon. star Timothée ChalametBack to Lido after the world premiere of the movie Dunelooked bleak when asked about his thoughts on the plight of young people today and their experiences in judging their choices, particularly in the age of social media.
“Being young now,” he said, “should judge you severely.” in bones and allIt was a relief to play characters wrestling with an inner dilemma in the absence of the ability to go to Reddit or Twitter or Instagram or TikTok and see where they fit in. Without judging that, because if you can find your tribe there, then all the power. But I think it’s It’s hard to be alive now. I think societal breakdown is in the air, it smells like it, and without pretending, I hope that’s why these films are so important because that’s the role of the artist to shine a light on what’s going on.”
bones and all Chalamet unites with him Call me by your name Director Guadagnino as well as the stars waves go ahead Taylor Russell Plus Mark Rylance, Michael Stolberg, Chloe Sevigny, and David Gordon Green.
Based on the book by Camille DeAngelis and adapted by David Kajganich, the film tells the story of Maren (Russell) and Lee (Chalamet), two unlikely companions who reunite in the American Midwest in the 1980s after her father abandons Marin. As they make their way across the country, their shared compulsion to eat human flesh and their struggle to reconcile the immorality of their desire forces them to plunge into the margins of society, determined to deal with the consequences of their true selves for the rest of their lives.
On the subject of judgment, too, Russell said she thinks a lot about her little brother growing up in this world “and other people’s self-judgment and self-judgment, and opinions seem to flood her so much into every single day in such a drastic and ruthless way. It’s very scary because the hope is that you can really find On your own compass within it all seems to be a difficult task now.”
Filmed during the pandemic, Chalamet also addressed how this interfered with the isolation felt by the characters in the film. “A big part of it was the lack of tribe, it was the disconnection from the social connection that helps us understand our place in the world…not that we pay attention to hungry narcissistic beings, but nonetheless you need that connection to understand where you are and I was similarly disappointed I think Lee was feeling. out in the script at that point.”
Taking on the role of Lee, Chalamet said, was his “death to work with Luca again and tell a story that was established but this time in the American Midwest in the 1980s about people who are existentially disenfranchised.”
MGM holds the domestic and international distribution rights to Bones And All, while Vision Distribution will distribute the film in Italy.
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