Barbie director: “This movie could end my career”
You don’t need to own a crystal ball to guess which film has the best chance of making it to the top of the commercial flops in the coming year. Despite the presence of Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, Barbie is likely to put off all those who are not unconditional fans of fluorescent pink.
“All this terrifies me”
A danger of which Greta Gerwig, the director of the very successful Lady Bird and the most disappointing The daughters of Dr March, is well aware. . Paradoxically, this is also what motivated her to go behind the camera. “It was an exciting project because it was terrifying, she explains in an interview with At Your Service. I think it was due in large part because I was like, ‘Oh no, not Barbie!’ to write, I felt dizzy: Where else to start? What could the story be? I think it was this feeling that made me realize that it would be really interesting. Usually, it’s when we says, ‘All of this terrifies me’ that there’s the best material. Every time you think, ‘This could end my career’, then, we should do it.”
Margot Robbie: ‘The most humbling moment of my life’
We will know on July 19, 2023 if she was right to follow her instincts. But not sure that his statements are likely to reassure all those who fear an avalanche of marshmallows…
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