Very few lenses have captured the contrasts of human ability like that of the English photographer Don McCullin, who has verified the horror of war conflicts, has portrayed the most impressive landscapes and has had the vision to give voice to the most vulnerable faces. Faced with such a visceral trajectory, Angelina Jolie, chose to direct his biopic on film for the big screen.
Under the title ‘Unreasonable Behavior ‘, being a tribute to eponymous book Published by McCullin in 1980, Jolie takes the lead again, after her incredible work in “In the Land of Blood and Honey” (2011), as well as the thriller based on the kidnapping of Olympic runner Louis Zamperini by the Japanese Army during World War II in “Unbroken” (2015).
Enough material to know that the Don McCullin biopic will be guaranteed. In this regard, the also actress and former partner of many due to her relationship with Bratt Pitt, said she felt honored by have the opportunity to be able to carry the history of renowned war photographer to the big screen.
“Attracted me his unique combination of bravery and humanity, his absolute commitment to witnessing the truth of war, his empathy and respect for those who suffer its consequences. We hope to make a film that is as uncompromising as Don’s photography, about the extraordinary people and events he witnessed, and the rise and fall of a unique era in journalism, ”the ‘Maleficent’ interpreter said in a statement. recovered by ‘The Guardian’.
The best thing is that the 85-year-old photographer, you already gave your consent pFor the making of the film, giving the green light for the actress to be the one who makes known the crudest and most exciting stories of her life, through the film.
“Having seen Angelina’s latest film about Cambodia (and having spent so much time there during the war), I was impressed by how she made such a powerful and accurate representation of the place at the time. I feel that I am in safe, capable and professional hands with her “said the historic photographer, Don McCullin himself confessed.
To give you an idea and start rubbing your palms in anticipation of the film, Don McCullin began his career as a photography assistant in his native London. By chance of fate he arrived at the Sinai War in 1956, years later, his work as a war photographer in warlike conflicts such as the Northern Ireland, Vietnam and the Persian Gulf War, works that earned him international recognition.
But, on the other side of the coin, it was also exclusive photographer for The Beatles, for the “White Album” that, coincidentally, today, November 22, 2020 52 years since its launchor. Likewise, Don McCullin enjoys immortalizing great landscapes and still life, but it has also given voice to the faces of hunger and injustice in variousas photojournalism exhibitions.
As if the plot by itself were not overly interesting and exciting, the protagonist of the series will be nothing more and nothing less than Tom Hardy, known for his roles in action films such as’ Venom ‘(2018),’ Batman and the Knight of the Night ‘(2012) and’ Mad Max: Fury Road ‘(2015). And as if that weren’t enough, the actor is also involved in the production alongside Dean baker, making sure that the Don McCullin biopic is as careful as expected. While the script will be in charge of Gregory Byrk. Although there is still no release date, surely this film will be a real treat.