Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck arrived in Venice this Thursday, September 9, to take part this Friday on the planet premiere of The final duel, Ridley Scott’s new movie, on the metropolis’s worldwide movie competition, which is operating by way of Saturday.
The celebrities landed at Venice airport earlier than touring to town in a vaporetto taxi, a speedboat known as Confusion. Their arrival ends weeks of hypothesis about whether or not or not the 2 would attend the movie competition collectively and make their large crimson carpet debut since they received again collectively.
López and Affleck, a pair that the press of the guts baptized as Bennifer, they have been going to get married in 2003, however first they postponed their marriage ceremony after which ended the connection. They began relationship once more a couple of months in the past, after she cut up from Alex Rodriguez in April.
To kisses. That is how Jennifer and Ben Affleck arrived on the Lido of Venice. ANSA picture
What’s “The Last Duel” about
Affleck co-stars The final duel alongside Matt Damon, Adam Driver and Jodie Comer. The script is by Nicole Holofcener, Affleck and Damon, primarily based on the e book by Eric Jager. The movie, whose premiere in Argentina is scheduled for October 14, is produced by Ridley Scott, Kevin J. Walsh, Jennifer Fox, Holofcener, and Damon and Affleck themselves.
The final duel is a narrative of betrayal and revenge set in France within the 14th century. Primarily based on true occasions, the movie “unravels long-standing assumptions about France’s latest sanctioned duel between Jean de Carrouges and Jacques Le Gris, two friends turned staunch rivals,” based on press releases distributed by the Walt Disney Firm.
The story facilities on an accusation by Marguerite de Carrouges (Comer), the spouse of Jean de Carrouges (Damon), that Le Gris (Driver) sexually assaulted her. The destiny of the three should be determined in a duel to the loss of life.
Gentleman, Ben helps Jennifer get off the vaporetto taxi, each of them sporting chinstraps. AFP picture
“We found that many aspects of the formal and codified patriarchy of 14th century Western Europe are still vestigially present (and in some cases almost unchanged) in today’s society,” Affleck commented within the press releases.
“We wanted to examine how institutions, acculturation and social norms had, and continue to have, such a profound effect on who is believed and who is not.”
Filming of The final duel occurred in quite a few places in France and Eire final yr. The director of images was Dariusz Wolski; the manufacturing designer was Arthur Max; the editor was Claire Simpson; the costume designer was Janty Yates; and the composer was Harry Gregson-Williams.
Adam Driver, in a scene from the Ridley Scott movie. Disney Photograph
Affleck commented: “It was really exciting for me to see Ridley’s distinctive filming style, which involves multiple cameras capturing all the action in two parts, but making it feel like simultaneous.”
He added: “There was an incredible amount of energy present depending on where the cameras were pointing. You didn’t know when you were going to be in front of the camera and when not, which created a sense of urgency and immediacy that was really cool.”
Scott has acquired the competition’s Cartier Glory to the Filmmaker award, “dedicated to a personality who has made a particularly original contribution to the contemporary film industry.” The award ceremony will happen on Friday 10 on the Palazzo del Cinema, earlier than the screening of The final duel.