Behind the scenes of Jude Law became a topic of discussion after the film’s premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. fire brand.
In the historical drama directed by Karim Aïnouz, Law plays the late English King Henry VIII. Alicia Vikander plays his sixth and final wife and queen, Catherine Parr.
Since the first screening on Sunday (May 21), fire brand received rave reviews from the audience, beginning with a seven-minute standing ovation at the end of the screening at Cannes.
One aspect of the film, however, is an additional curious matter: the appearance of the king’s bare ass in a sex scene with Catherine.
In my review for GuardPeter Bradshaw likened the appearance of Henry’s buttocks to a “giant, shaved butt of a sheep” before asking, “Was Law using a butt for this belly-turned image? Are not?”
Because Time, reviewer Kevin Maher also had the same question. “A jaw-dropping shot of Henry’s big ass shows Law was involved in some alarming adverse weight gain (he wasn’t!)
Many reviews of Law’s portrayal of the late king discuss the king’s odd attitude and declining physical condition.
Henry suffered from chronic foot ulcers for much of the last decade of his life, believed to have been caused by an infection following a jousting accident in 1536.
As a result, his legs are described as “rotten”. IN walkie talkieTim Robey wrote: “There is a short shot of maggots writhing in [Henry VIII’s leg] this can easily make you vomit.
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UK cinema release date for fire brand has not yet been announced.
Earlier in Cannes, the festival opened with a movie screening Jeanne du Barry, which stars Johnny Depp as another king from centuries ago: the French king Louis XV. you can read independenceof review here.