Kristen Stewart has responded to the backlash over her new movie crimes of the futureafter critics reportedly walked out on a screening of the project.
The spencer The actress’s latest release is a crossover of horror and science fiction, which will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on May 23. The film is set in a dystopian future where humans begin to experience abnormal organ mutations, with Kristen playing the investigative surgeon Timlin. She also stars alongside james link Actress Lea Seydoux and Viggo Mortensen (Green Book), who play a couple turning bodily mutations into a sexual performance.
As the synopsis suggests, the gory theme of the film gives way to some pretty graphic scenes, and one of them also includes the autopsy of a child. The scenes caused some viewers to walk out of a press screening of the film in Cannes, with Kristen now reacting to criticism.
Following the backlash, Kristen spoke about how director David Cronenberg’s body horror movies can often be “difficult” to watch, while also referencing the fact that walkouts tend to happen every year at Cannes.
speaking to Well-informed personShe explained, “Everyone loves to talk about how their films are hard to watch and it’s funny to talk about people leaving Cannes screenings.”
Kristen went on to reveal more about what motivated her to want to star in a Cronenberg film, despite its graphic reputation.
She told the publication, “Every one of the weird, open bruises in his movies, it makes me gasp. You want to lean into that,” she said. “And I’m never disgusted. The way I feel is through really visceral desire and that’s the only reason we’re alive. We’re sacks of pleasure.”
Kristen previously had a strange response to positive reviews of her 2021 movie spencerafter being proposed to win an Oscar (she was later nominated for Best Actress, but did not win).
“I don’t give a damn,” Kristen said. Variety at the time. “The Oscars are such a fun thing. There are so many incredible movies and performances that are rarely seen. It definitely says something about where we are as a cumulative presence: what we’re seeing, what matters to us.”
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