Poor Things is the latest movie directed by the acclaimed filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos, featuring a stellar cast including Emma Stone, Willem Dafoe, Mark Ruffalo, Ramy Youssef, and Sarah Margaret Qualley. This film has received widespread critical acclaim and has emerged as one of the favorites with numerous nominations for the 2024 Oscars.
Among its multiple nominations, Poor Things is up for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Original Score, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Production Design, and Best Makeup and Hairstyling.
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The story centers around Bella Baxter, who was brought into existence through an unusual experiment conducted by Dr. Godwin Baxter. In this experiment, he successfully transplants the brain of an unborn daughter into the body of a deceased mother, offering her a second chance at life.
As the resurrected woman navigates this newfound life, she becomes entangled in a complex love triangle involving characters portrayed by Mark Ruffalo and Ramy Youssef. Along her journey, she gradually unravels her identity and discovers where she truly belongs.
Gaby Cam from LOS40 and De Película interview Emma Stone, during which she unveiled some significant traits of her character, Bella. Considering her character is a product of an experiment and lacks prior life experiences, her innocence renders her as a free-spirited, open-minded, curious, and joyful individual who is going through life’s discoveries for the very first time. She possesses an insatiable thirst for knowledge and is genuinely enthusiastic about exploring the opportunities that life presents to her.
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