The Skin Jonathan Glazer (2013)

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Ich liebe Filme die „Raum“ lassen für Interpretation. Auch ist es gelungen mit der Bildsprache in einer visuell ästhetischen Weise umzugehen. Kausalität und Rationalität werden nur in der äusseren Form aufrecht erhalten. So zeichnet den Film eine banale Alltags-Realität und die Laien-Darstellern aus. Diese ist gegen eine hoch ästhetisierte Atmosphäre und skurrile verstecke Welt gesetzt die fremd, kalt und bizarr wirkt. Scarlett’s Charakter bildet dabei die Brücke und ihr Charakter verliert sich in dieser Funktion. In meinen Augen ein Meisterwerk mit viel Raum für eigene Gedanken. Sicher eines dieser zeitlosen Werke die in jeder Lebensphase etwas anderes in einem ansprechen und auslösen.

Under the Skin (2013 film)

Under the Skin is a 2013 science fiction film directed by Jonathan Glazer and written by Glazer and Walter Campbell, loosely based on the 2000 novel by Michel Faber. It stars Scarlett Johansson as an otherworldly woman who preys on men in Scotland. The film premiered at Telluride Film Festival on 29 August 2013. It was released in the United Kingdom on 14 March 2014, North America on 4 April 2014, Switzerland on 23 July 2014, and worldwide on 10 August 2014. Glazer developed Under the Skin for over a decade; he and co-screenwriter Walter Campbell pared it back from an elaborate, special effects-heavy concept to a sparse story focusing on an alien perspective of the human world. Most of the cast was chosen from applicants without previous acting experience, and many scenes were filmed with hidden cameras. Under the Skin received acclaim for Johansson's performance, Glazer's direction, and Mica Levi's score. It received numerous accolades and awards; it was named the best film of the year by various critics and publications, was included in many best-of-the-decade lists, and was ranked 61st on the BBC's 100 Greatest Films of the 21st Century list. Nevertheless, it was a box-office failure...
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Jonathan Glazer

Jonathan Glazer (born 26 March 1965) is an English filmmaker, director, and screenwriter. Born in London, Glazer began his career in theatre before transitioning into film. Over the course of a career spanning nearly three decades, Glazer's directing work includes feature films, short films, music videos, and commercials. Glazer has been nominated for two BAFTA Awards and twice for both the Golden Lion and the Grand Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival. He also received the nomination for the MTV Video Music Award for Best Direction twice, consecutively for his work on Jamiroquai's "Virtual Insanity" and Radiohead's "Karma Police". His work is often characterized by depictions of flawed and desperate characters, explorations of themes such as alienation and loneliness, a bold visual style that utilizes an omniscient perspective, and dramatic use of music. His 2013 film Under the Skin received numerous accolades and awards and was included in BBC's 100 Greatest Films of the 21st Century list.
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Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Ingrid Johansson (; born November 22, 1984) is an American actress. She was the world's highest-paid actress in 2018 and 2019, and has featured multiple times on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list. Her films have grossed over $14.3 billion worldwide, making Johansson the ninth-highest-grossing box office star of all time. She is the recipient of various accolades, including a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress, as well as nominations for two Academy Awards and five Golden Globe Awards. Born and raised in Manhattan, New York City, Johansson aspired to be an actress from an early age and first appeared on stage in an Off-Broadway play as a child actor. She made her film debut in the fantasy comedy North (1994), and gained early recognition for her roles in Manny & Lo (1996), The Horse Whisperer (1998), and Ghost World (2001). Johansson shifted to adult roles in 2003 with her performances in Sofia Coppola's Lost in Translation, which won her a BAFTA Award for Best Actress, and Girl with a Pearl Earring. She was nominated for Golden Globe Awards for these films, and for playing a troubled teenager in the drama A Love Song for Bobby Long...
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