Thursday, May 21, 2009

Cheri Preview/Synopsis

Cheri June 26

Directed by Oscar nominee Stephen Frears ( The Queen, Dangerous Liasons ) Starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Rupert Friend, Kathy Bates, Felicity Jones, Anita Pallenberg, Narrarated by Frears. Written by by Oscar winner Christopher Hampton ( Atonement, Dangerous Liasons ) Cinematography by Oscar nominee Darius Khonji ( Evita, Seven ) Editing by Luccia Zucchetti ( The Queen ) Original Music by Oscar nominee Alexandre Desplat ( Benjamin Button, The Queen )

A romantic drama set in Paris the 1920's, tells the story of Cheri, a young flamboyant man, who spills into a psychological fantasy world- after he is forced to end a six year affair with a much older and retired courtesan.

Rated R for sexual content and brief drug use. 100 min.

Oscar chances ? Actress, Supporting Actress, Screenplay, Cinematography, Costume Design, Original Music.
Film recieved mix reviews at the Berlin Film Festival, but many are predicting Oscar nominations for Pfeiffer and Bates, and say it's Pfeiffer's best work in a decade.

1 comment:

imagoodjudge said...

Pfeiffer will have a good shot at at Best Actress nomination for Cheri.

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