“Priscilla”: Sofia Coppola returns with Elvis ballads

In the picture, during the Venice Festival, Kyle Spahn year Priscilla Presley. An actor with the character he brings to life Priscillathe last one Sofia Coppola. At its Venice premiere, the film achieved only… 7 minutes of applause from the public!

this A biographical film about the wife of the King of Rock, Elvis PresleyFrom the late 60's to the early 70's, the festival comes as One of the candidates for the Golden Lion for the best film In its 80th edition, acclaimed by critics and now by the public, at least in Venice.

And victory will not be easy Before other movies like Killer, Poor Creatures, Dog Man, Ferrari, Bastard (Promised Land) O Maestro, another biopic nominated for Best Film of the Year and with multiple nominations to succeed at every festival. Yes, he did, of course, and if he saw the premiere, that was it Be assured that we are facing one of the films of the year.

For now, a preview was available in the Italian city, but, The official date of its release in cinemas is not yet known. Which probably could be as late as 2023.

Based on his memories

Sofia Coppola's new proposal It is based on Elvis and meA memoir written by Priscilla Presley herself, published in 1985 and in which the New York actor and businessman narrates The long courtship and stormy marriage she had with ElvisFrom a German military base to his dream estate in Graceland. I will leave you here official trailer the movie…

The story that Coppola tells us on screen tells us how, In 1959, at a party at an American airbase in Germany, 14-year-old Priscilla Beaulieu meets and falls in love with Elvis Presley. When he already has a meteoric career as a rock ‘n' roll superstar like him, at the age of 24, it quickly caught on.

however, His impressive figure on the stage changes and becomes completely unexpected for him in his personal life: A passionate crush, an ally in loneliness, and a vulnerable best friend.

Another new Coppola hit?

Priscilla It comes out in theaters three years after Sofia Coppola's last filmthe most interesting on the rocks, starring Bill Murray and Rashida Jones in 2020; and after the previous 10 years, A bling ring (2013), all in the midst of several promotional pieces for television, video, etc. which, very occasionally, occupy their time…

With this biography, the New York director wants to reap other great successes with which he has won in the pastLike the work of art that it was The girl killed herself (1999), Unforgettable lost in translation (2003), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay; and other interesting proposals such as Marie Antoinette (2006) O somewhere (2010).

And for this, he has introduced a more interesting cast, led by the actor Kyle Spahn (Easttown Mare) in the role of Priscilla and Jacob Elord (Euphoria) in Elvis. And with them, other names like very young emily mitchell Dagmara Dominczyk, Raine Monroe Boland, Jorja Cadence, Rodrigo Fernandez-Stol or Luke Humphrey.

What is clear (and the public has spoken) is that Sofia Coppola is back underfootwith a history unknown to many, Shows a completely different side of the King of Rock… and enlivened by his ballads…

Antonio Sanchez

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