Amber Heard has said that her new movie In the firepremiered today (June 25) at a festival, is “about love”.
In the fire is Heard’s first new film since the bitter legal battle between the actress and her ex-husband, Pirates of the Carribean Johnny Depp star.
Depp sued Heard alleging she defamed him in a lawsuit. Washington Post op-ed by implying that he physically abused her when they were married, during a six-week defamation trial this past April and May. At the time, Heard filed a lawsuit, claiming that Depp smeared her by labeling her claims as fraudulent.
After a lengthy and very public televised trial, the jury ultimately ruled in Depp’s favor, awarding him $10 million (£8 million) in punitive damages and $5 million in damages. dollars (4 million pounds) in damages. The amount was later reduced to $350,000 (£287,000) under the statutory limit. However, Heard was also awarded $2 million (£1.6 million) in punitive damages for his counterclaim, but no punitive damages.
In the new horror movie In the fireHeard plays a “pioneering psychiatrist who began treating a desperate child at a time when psychiatry was not yet a respected science,” according to the film’s press material. .
Speaking ahead of the film’s Saturday premiere at the Taormina Film Festival in Italy, Heard said: “This is a beautiful film about supernatural effects and the power of love. It’s about the boundaries that love can cross and its creation, and really about the overwhelming power that love has.
“I don’t want to sound cheesy about it, but it’s a movie about love,” she said. Everybody magazine.
A synopsis of the film reads: “Set in 1899, the film follows a 38-year-old American psychiatrist as she arrives on a wealthy farm in Colombia after being called to solve a case of a troubled child following increasingly insistent accusations that the child was evil.
“As the woman tries to psychoanalyze the child, nefarious events increase and her ‘cure’ becomes a race to save the boy from the wrath of the community. cells, and perhaps even from himself.”
Heard is best known for his roles in films such as aquatic And Rum’s Diary.
She will also appear in the upcoming DC Comics sequel Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.
Meanwhile, Depp appeared at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year to screen his first film since the trial, the French-language film. Jeanne du Barry.
The film received a seven-minute standing ovation at the film festival, leaving Depp in tears.