February 26, 2017

Terrence Malick Directed a Perfume Ad Starring Angelina Jolie, Because of Course He Did — Watch

If you’ve ever found yourself thinking that Terrence Malick’s lyrical approach to filmmaking would be conducive to, say, a perfume commercial, your time has come. The director has helmed a commercial for Guerlain’s fragrance Mon Guerlain, with Angelina Jolie in the lead. Watch below, with thanks to the Film Stage.

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Set to Andy Quin’s “Awakening,” which was also featured in the trailer for “To the Wonder,” the one-minute spot is exactly what you’d expect of a perfume commercial directed by the man responsible for “Days of Heaven,” “The Thin Red Line” and “The Tree of Life.” Balletic movements and cutaways to nature abound; if you include the female voice speaking “Mon Guerlain” at the end, there’s even narration.

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Malick’s next film, “Song to Song,” will serve as opening-night at film South by Southwest next month, with the World War II drama “Radegund” expected to premiere on the festival circuit later this year.

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Source: IndieWire film


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