By Dennis Dermody White Bird In A Blizzard Gregg Araki’s latest is a moody, melancholic, spellbinding movie based on the novel by Laura Kasischke. Set in 1988, teenage Kat (Shailene Woodley) is dealing with her mother’s (Eva Green) mysterious disappearance one day. Time passes with no word from her and she gets by living with her sadsack dad (Chris Meloni), hanging with her friends (Gabourey Sidibe & Mark Indelicato), seeing
Gregg Araki talks about White Bird in a Blizzard and working with Eva Green (at 6:30 mark).
By Fred Topel Director Greg Araki discusses the psychology of his female characters and looks back on ‘The Doom Generation’ and Sundance in the 1990s. Would a woman like Eve be diagnosed today as depressed? I do think that she’s definitely depressed. Maybe even bipolar. Yes, possibly bipolar. I just saw her character as being a very tragic figure in the sense that if you think about when
Here are some more reviews on Eva’s performance in White Bird in a Blizzard. Click on the Source links for the full film review. Green most certainly enjoys playing the more over-the-top roles, and this is another one to add to the collection. She’s absolutely engrossing on screen, as we just can’t keep our eyes off of her crazy antics throughout the course of the flashbacks. – Jeff Nelson for
By Hillary Weston “I’m very shy and awkward, so playing all these characters and taking on these different roles from myself makes me feel alive and gives me blood,” Eva Green tells me when I ask about the mysterious and darkly seductive roles she’s known for in contrast to the person she is off-screen. “I’m breathing and alive when I’m acting, and I’m confident when I’m acting—I’m not always in
Here are some more reviews on Eva’s performance in White Bird in a Blizzard. Click on the Source links for the full film review. ……She’s matched in intensity by Eva Green, who is such a delicious mess as Kat’s mentally unwinding mother that I missed having her on screen. – Scott Feinberg for scottfeinberg.com, Sundance Review: White Bird in a Blizzard As I’ve already harped on, the casting in this
Here are some more reviews on Eva’s performance in White Bird in a Blizzard. Click on the Source links for the full film review. French actress Green, an underused talent, has always had something crazed behind her large, popped eyes, a ferocious energy that serves her well here as a woman disappointed by life and content to rage against it until everyone in her wake is as miserable as she
COUNTRY RELEASE DATE EVENT France 11 September 2014 Deauville Film Festival USA 25 September 2014 Video on Demand / Limited Release Canada 26 September 2014 Vancouver International Film Festival France 15 October 2014 UK 16 October 2014 London Film Festival USA 24 October 2014 Iceland 7 November 2014 Belgium 12 November 2014 Netherlands 20 November 2014
White Bird in a Blizzard will be shown during BFI’s London Film Festival next month which runs between October 8-19. Director Gregg Araki Producers Pascal Caucheteux, Sebastien K. Lemercier, Alix Madigan-Yorkin, Pavlina Hatoupis Screenwriter Gregg Araki With Shailene Woodley, Eva Green, Christopher Meloni, Gabourey Sidibe USA 2014 90 mins UK distribution Altitude Film Distribution As soon as the Cocteau Twins’ shoegazing ‘Sea Swallow Me’ kicks in over the luminous haze
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Eva Green Being pretty and talented is barely enough to cause a ripple in Hollywood. And if you want to really make waves, to take roles for the art instead of just the paycheck, you need to be a part of that magical Five Percent—that group with a maddening alchemy of good looks, preternatural skill, and mysterious intangibles that elevate them above us mere mortals. Eva Green is one of those people.
Thanks to Markus for the heads up! Gregg Araki’s White Bird in a Blizzard starring Eva Green, Shailene Woodley and Chris Meloni will be shown under the category of “Selected Features” at this year’s Fantasy Film Fest in Germany. More details on the festival here.
The French actress would have finally found her niche? She’s back with Penny Dreadful, an American horror TV series. Eva Green reveals her capacity of reinventing herself with genre films. Gallery link: – Magazine Scans > GQ (France) – June 2014