After The Lobster, and killing of the sacred deer, Yorgos Lanthimos returns to the cinema with The Favorite, a movie history of the perverse political and enjoyable.
It was expected firm footing on the Croisette, in the end, it is on the Lido that is found in the latest feature film by Yorgos Lanthimos : The Favorite. The film has received at the hands of Guillermo del Toro, the Silver Lion of jury Grand prix and best actress for Olivia Colman.
This movie is a turning point for the filmmaker Greek since it is the first feature film that he never wrote himself with his sidekick Efthymis Filippou. The Favorite is more a work of time, histortique away deep stories contemporary usual of the director. Differences that do not prevent to develop a universe and a story is totally wacky, in the image of his previous films, as evidenced by the trailer.
After a first teaser, leading, this trailer is clearly in the image of the film is totally crazy and presented in Venice last September (our very positive review is coming soon). Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz and especially the incredible Olivia Colman in the skin of Queen Anne, to deliver outstanding performance at the heart ofa game of manipulation, sexual and political awfully enjoyable , and the climate extremely anxiety-provoking by far.
If the synopsis was still very short, the 20th Century Fox took advantage of the release of this new trailer to reveal a more complete. We advise you to only read the first part, the second part (under the photo) tells a little too much we :
“The beginning of the Eighteenth century. England and France are at war. However, the court, the mode is in the races of ducks and the tasting of pineapple. Queen Anne, in fragile health and unstable character, occupies the throne, while her friend Lady Sarah governs the country in his place. When a new maid, Abigail Hill, arrives at the court, Lady Sarah takes under her wing, thinking that she could be an ally.
Emma Stone, brilliant
Abigail is going to see it as an opportunity to reconnect with his aristocratic roots. While the political stakes of the war are absorbing Sarah, Abigail for she manages to win the confidence of the queen and becomes her new confidant. This budding friendship gives the young woman the opportunity to fulfill his ambitions, and she will not leave neither man, nor woman, nor political, nor even a rabbit get in his way.”
It will be again patients before discovering this new jewel signed Yorgos Lanthimos. The film will be released in France on February 6, 2019.