Netflix’s new ‘adults-only’ Marilyn Monroe film is facing backlash
This week, Netflix released the trailer WhiteA film that loosely follows the fascinating and complicated life of American icon Marilyn Monroe, played by Ana de Armas.
Due to its portrayal of dark subjects and sexual harassment, it is the first film produced by Netflix to receive an NC-17 rating.
Since the trailer dropped, however, White Twitter is facing backlash.
Film critic Grace Randolph tweeted, “I think it’s a NC-17 violent fantasy about Marilyn Monroe presenting herself as a biography, or even if it were to be a fantasy.” was about to unfold, so it is very frightening.”
People have insisted that the film is problematic because it is based on a novel that redefines Marilyn’s life, as opposed to a proper biographical film.
Many more took issue with the fact that between Kim Kardashian wearing and pulling off Marilyn’s iconic dress to the Met Gala, and inspired by countless movies and media, Marilyn has already been over-exploited.
White The director, Andrew Dominic, has not responded to the response, but he did speak about the controversial nature of the film in an interview. Screen Daily.
“It’s a demanding film. If the audience doesn’t like it, it’s the audience’s problem,” he said.