American movie supervisor Gus Van Sant is currently transforming his hand to theater with a brand-new music regarding the very early life of pop art symbol Andy Warhol.
The brand-new music called “Andy” plays today at the Dona Maria II National Theater in Lisbon. It is the very first venture right into the art type by Van Sant, that is eager to discover various other types of imaginative expression.
Best-known for movies such as “My Own Private Idaho” as well as “Goodwill Searching”, the Palme d” Or champion had actually also composed the manuscript for a movie in which star River Phoenix metro, that passed away at the age of 23 in 1993, was to play the duty of Warhol. Yet this time around, the task has actually proceeded.
” I had actually been helping a while on a Warhol task as well as I had not totally chosen the precise layout. I was simply attempting to assemble the best hits of Andy’s life, to type of describe his increase right into the art globe throughout the sixties,” Van Sant claimed.
In “Andy”, Van Sant recreates the start of Warhol’s job via an imaginary story constructed from truths as well as memories, however additionally from creative imagination.
A young Portuguese actors brings Warhol’s experiences with the similarity American author Truman Capote, starlet Edie Sedgwick, art movie critic Clement Greenberg as well as artist Lou Reed to life.
For Diogo Fernandes, that plays the famous musician, it is “the satisfaction of a long-lasting aspiration”.
” The desire for travelling to function globally, not just in the USA, however in European movie theaters, doing theater abroad, in English. It was constantly my desire,” Fernandes exposed.
” And also for that desire for mine ahead to Portugal as well as me belonging to that … I have no words, it’s way too much.”
In his filmography, Van Sant made various other ventures right into the biographical style, with a movie regarding the last days of Bliss vocalist Kurt Cobain (” Last Days”, 2005) or an additional regarding gay civil liberties lobbyist Harvey Milk (” Milk”, 2008).
” Extremely couple of individuals actually understood that Andy Warhol was,” claimed Fernandes. “I assume he was a timid young boy, interested by American society as well as intended to be a celebrity, however never ever envisioned the influence he would certainly have.”
” Andy” will certainly dip into Portugal’s nationwide theater from September 23 to October 3, in advance of a European excursion.