Emma Stone’s T18 movie was the most shocking in Cannes 2024, guests ran out of the theater in fear

Tam
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June 06, 2024

Most recently, the premiere of Kinds of Kindness – the next project of Oscar winner Emma Stone – was officially held and was the highlight of the event, gathering famous Hollywood stars Jesse Plemons, Willem Dafoe, Margaret Qualley, Hong Chau or Joe Alwyn.

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According to Variety, after e.nding, the series received more than 4 minutes of applause from the festival audience. However, this is also considered the most shocking work at Cannes 2024. The screenplay is 3 separate stories that explore many thorny topics such as s.ex cults, cannibalism… Because Therefore, many guests decided to leave the theater after the end of the second story of the movie because the content was too scary. After the screening, director Yorgos Lanthimos also left after a round of applause without interacting with the audience.

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The film has many sensitive scenes that s.hock the audience. Emma Stone’s acting was also highly appreciated by many critics. The 2024 Oscar winner impressed with a breakdancing scene in the movie.

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However, Kinds of Kindness received a l.ot of praise from critics, currently achieving a fresh score of 95% on Rotten Tomatoes. Deadline newspaper rated this as a difficult to watch, complex but excellent work. Meanwhile, Collider site calls this Yorgos Lanthimos’s boldest film project to date.

Yorgos Lanthimos is a famous director of Greek cinema. He is known for his cinematic works that are considered to have unique and bold language. Last year, the director attracted attention with the film Poor Things – helping Emma Stone win the female lead award at the 2024 Oscar.

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According to its official synopsis, “Kinds of Kindness” is a “triptych fable, following a man without choice who tries to take control of his own life; a policeman who is alarmed that his wife who was missing-at-sea has returned and seems a different person; and a woman determined to find a specific someone with a special ability, who is destined to become a prodigious spiritual leader.”

“Kinds of Kindness” follows the success of “Poor Things,” which won four Oscars. Stone starred as Bella Baxter, a Victorian-era woman who committed suicide and is brought back to life with the brain of her unborn baby. The fantastical period film, which traverses many countries and explores themes of female autonomy, won Academy Awards for best production design, costume design hair and makeup and best actress. The film was nominated for a total of 11 Oscars, including best picture.

Source: VGT

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