Fifty Shades of Grey’s executive unequivocally hated losing JELLYFISH from a film
February 2, 2015 - Fifty Shades of Grey
- Director wanted to use jellyfish to execute middle workings of character’s mind
- But a film’s producers suspicion Sam Taylor-Johnson’s thought was too bizarre
- Taylor-Johnson said: ‘It was beautiful, unequivocally impressionistic… Everyone went, “What a f*** are those jellyfish doing there?” So we had to take them out’
- Adaptation of EL James’ novel is one of a many expected films this year
- It stars Dakota Johnson as Anastasia and Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey
Chris Hastings Arts Correspondent For The Mail On Sunday
With a pithy sex scenes featuring bondage, nakedness and whips, we competence consider Fifty Shades Of Grey had all a anticipation movement any spectator could wish for.
But there was one stage a producers drew a line during – featuring a film’s categorical womanlike impression Anastasia Steele and ‘sexual’ jellyfish. The jellyfish were a weird thought of a film’s British executive Sam Taylor-Johnson.
She said: ‘We went to this pleasing aquarium and there were these jellyfish. They’re so sexual, jellyfish, when we demeanour during them in tanks – only a approach they move, a fluidity.
‘So there was a stage when we go into Anastasia’s universe and her head, and we only had these jellyfish on a screen.’
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Erotic fiction: The instrumentation of EL James’ argumentative novel starring Dakota Johnson as Anastasia (left) and Jamie Dornan as her sadistic partner Christian Grey (right) is one of a many expect films this year
She added: ‘It was beautiful, unequivocally impressionistic. Everyone went, ‘What a f*** are those jellyfish doing there?’
‘So we had to take them out. we wasn’t happy to let them go.’
Fifty Shades Of Grey, that stars Dakota Johnson as Anastasia and Jamie Dornan as her sadistic partner Christian Grey, is one of a many energetically awaited films of a year, and a trailer has already been noticed some-more than 45 million times on YouTube.
‘The thing that was many formidable was how and where to peppers a sex, and to not make it feel like it was gratuitous,’ she said.
‘So it had to be a unequivocally clever partial of a story, and we had to give characterisation to any sex scene, to make them different.
Overruled: Director Sam Taylor-Johnson (pictured) said: ‘It was beautiful, unequivocally impressionistic… Everyone went, “What a f*** are those jellyfish doing there?”So we had to take them out’
‘I didn’t wish it to be graphically explicit, and we know that’s going to be unsatisfactory to some people.’ Taylor-Johnson, who is married to British actor Aaron Johnson, 23, combined in an talk with The Guardian newspaper: ‘It’s a build adult and feeling of hold and sensuality. So we don’t consider it goes into a area of porn.’
She explained there were constraints on passionate calm since she wanted a film to acquire an ‘R’ rating in a US – definition it can be noticed by mainstream audiences.
Taylor-Johnson, an artist who also destined a 2009 John Lennon bio-pic Nowhere Boy, pronounced she had been primarily shaken about holding on a project.
But she added: ‘I sat down with Aaron and he said, ‘Just do it.’
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