Netflix presents “Blonde” in September, a film about Marilyn Monroe played by Ana de Armas

Netflix will premiere on its platform on September 23 “Blonde”, a film adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates’ novel about Marilyn Monroeplayed by Cuban-Spanish actress Ana de Armas, the streaming platform announced this Thursday.

Written and directed by Andrew Dominik (“The Assassination of Jesse James by the Cowardly Robert Ford”, 2007), the film was excluded from the official selection of the 75th Cannes Film Festival because it was not scheduled to be screened in French cinemas.

In the United States, it is prohibited for those under 17 years of age. for their sex scenes.

In the film, produced by Brad Pitt, the Hollywood star who died at the age of 36 in 1962, who continues to fascinate the whole world 60 years later, is embodied by Ana de Armas (“No Time to Die”), Bobby Cannavale, Adrien Brody, Julianne Nicholson, Xavier Samuel and Evan Williams.

The best-seller that Joyce Carol Oates published in 2000 is one of the best-known works of the American novelist. It is a fictional biography of the trajectory of Norma Jeane Baker, the real name of Marilyn Monroeunfortunate daughter of a single mother who became one of the biggest stars in the world.

Andrew Dominik wanted to explore the complex relationships between Marilyn Monroe’s public persona and the person she was in private.

The American streaming giant has attracted several big names in cinema in 2022 to further assert its stature in the movie mecca. For the first time in ten years, the platform has suffered a strong loss of subscribers.