Priscilla Venice

Sofia Coppola’s Priscilla bought a rousing response at its world premiere on the Venice Film Festival on Monday night. The pic, a biopic of Priscilla Presley, who was in attendance for the transfer based mostly on the memoir she co-authored, scored a 7-minute, 45-second ovation.

Just because the Venice press corps was moved earlier right now by Presley’s presence, so too had been ticket holders contained in the Sala Grande. The post-screening applause lasted till Presley exited the theater.

Coppola acquired loads of hugs as she exited the room.

Also readily available had been stars Cailee Spaeny and Jacob Elordi, the movie having been granted an interim settlement by SAG-AFTRA.

Written and directed by Coppola, Priscilla begins when teenage Priscilla Beaulieu meets Elvis at a celebration and the person who’s already a meteoric rock-and-roll famous person turns into somebody solely surprising in personal moments: an exciting crush, an ally in loneliness, a weak finest buddy. From Priscilla’s perspective, the movie appears on the unseen facet of an important American fable in Elvis and Priscilla’s lengthy courtship and turbulent marriage, from a German military base to his dream-world property at Graceland.

Earlier right now, Presley stated of the film, “It’s very troublesome to sit down and watch a movie about you and about your life and about your love. Sofia did a tremendous job, she did her homework… And I actually put the whole lot out for her that I might.”

Priscilla hits home theaters October 27 through A24. Mubi has additionally taken rights throughout a number of territories together with the UK.

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