Exclusive to MUBI on June 17, the uncensored version of the film tells the raw and uncompromising story of a Swedish girl who comes to Los Angeles with dreams of becoming the next adult movie superstar. Here’s what you need to know about the film and our video interview with its creator.
From June 17th exclusively on MUBIPlatform streaming dedicated to the world of auteur and quality cinema, thanks to constant and careful curation, will be available Pleasurea Hard and provocative film about the world of porn (and much more, as we shall see), which was written (with Peter Modesty) and directed by a young Swedish author. Ninja Tyberg.
Born from a short film of the same name previously directed by the director, Pleasure was featured in world premiere in Sundance in 2021 to do later festival tour around the world: from Gothenburg to Buenos Aires via Melbourne, Karlovy Vary, Deauville, Helsinki, Ghent, Riga, Zurich, Tallinn and Sydney and beyond, delivering home Jury Prize and Deauville Special Grand Prix nomination and nominations at British International Film Awards, European Film Awards and Film Independent Spirit Awards.
The film’s story is that of Linnea, a Swedish girl named Bella Cherry, played by a newcomer. Sofia Kappel, who arrives in Los Angeles with ambitions to become a star in the porn world, often faces the reality of this environment on a tough path, colleagues, friends, rivals, male partners, agents and more. Bella’s parable is made up of hardships and regrets, but also a blind determination that will stop at nothing and no one until Bella gets what she wants and at the same time is deeply transformed by it. .
For this story, set by him in photographic style (signed Sophie Winquist), which simultaneously resembles the aesthetics of modern digital porn, and the aesthetics of the most icy and aseptic documentary, Ninja Tyberg he wanted to overturn many stereotypes about this world, starting with the adoption of a female perspective and a point of view where porn is usually dominated, visually and ideologically, by men.
The result is a film that knows how to cause anxiety, but never becomes morbid, complacent or voyeuristic in its production of sex and, above all, does not have a moralistic or moralizing attitude towards the rigid film industry seen as a place. extreme and exemplary drift of a whole series of capitalist and patriarchal dynamics that is part of every sphere of modern society.
outside Sofia Kappelnumerous American hard film actors also appear in the film: Evelyn Claire, Chris Cock, Dana DeArmond, Kendra Spade, John Strong, Aiden Starr and even famous agent Mark Spiegler.
Below you can see our video interview with Ninja Tyberg, who was in Rome to present her film to the press, and the official trailer for Pleasure.
Source: Coming Soon
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