‘Casa Gucci’ recently made its debut in theaters around the world and, despite the financial success and applause of Lady Gaga’s portrayal as Patrizia Reggiani, it received a mixed reception from specialist critics. – who decidedly did not appreciate the direction of Ridley Scott and the script.
Now it’s the turn of an icon of the art scene to express his point of view on the production: the stylist and filmmaker Tom Ford.
In a recent Air Mail article, the former creative director of the House of Gucci praised the “immaculate costumes, incredible sets and beautiful photography” as well as the acting of Gaga and Adam Driver, but reiterated question the atmospheric purpose of the work.
“I laughed a lot, but should I do this?” ” he said. “Sometimes when Al Pacino as Aldo Gucci and Jared Leto as Paolo Gucci were on stage, I wasn’t sure if I was watching a version of the story directed by [programa de esquetes] Saturday Night Live “.
Ford goes on, weaving criticism of the characters, believing they were “broadened to simply attract and then land the stars” and commenting that some should have been taken out of the final cut but stayed “only for the purpose of allowing the main cast “act ‘”.
“Because of the size and power of the cast, the script is at the mercy of serving them,” he adds.
Remember that the film is screened in national cinemas.
Ridley Scott (‘Lost on Mars’) joins as director
“Casa Gucci” is inspired by the shocking true story of the family empire behind Italian fashion house Gucci. Spanning three decades of love, betrayal, decay, revenge, and ultimately murder, we see what a name means, what it matters, and how far a family must stay in control.
Also on the bill are Adam Driver, Jeremy Irons, Jared Leto, Al Pacino, Salma Hayek, Jack Huston and Reeve Carney.
The plot is adapted from the non-fiction novel “The House of Gucci: A Sensational Story of Murder Madness, Glamor, and Greed”.
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