Joaquin Phoenix's failed comedian Arthur Fleck can not help but laugh in three new ones joker Critics' TV spots were released after the drama directed by Todd Phillips at the end of last month at the Venice Film Festival, where the DC Comics-inspired film won the prestigious Golden Lion, elicited enthusiastic responses. Fresh footage that can not be seen in any of the movie trailers shows Stain – suffering from a neurological disorder that breaks out into uncontrollable laughter – that is being checked and attacked by Wall Street guys in the subway before the make-up starts. up-carrying "Freak" unleashes the madness on Gotham City, moved by its rebellious new icon: the Joker.
"There are a lot of specific inspirations for this movie. taxi driverOf course, it's one of my favorite movies, but it's not exactly like that. I think it's more of a timeline of the movies, "Phillips said at the festival, describing the character studies from the 1970s that inspired them joker, "Films from these great character studies that they do not do as often these days as they did in the late '70s, whether it was or not [One Flew Over the] cuckoo's nest, or taxi driver, or Serpico, or Wild bull, Naturally, King of the comedy, [Martin Scorsese] At that time, a ton. And even such things [1928 silent film] The man who laughs – We've seen a lot of musicals, Scott [Silver] and me when we wrote it. "
Phillips later said a difference in philosophy was the biggest disconnect between Phoenix's Joker and Heath Ledger's acquisition of the famous Batman villain in 2008 The dark knight,
"I do not think it was the goal of this joker to see the world burn, this joker had a very different goal," Phillips said in Venice. "At the beginning of the movie, he sits here and does so [forcing himself to smile and frown] in the very first scene, and it's a guy who's looking for identity. "
"I think he's mistaken for a symbol, and what he was really looking for was worship. He has never searched for a burning world, this joker, "Phillips continued. "As for the past, that's another matter, but our guy, that was not his goal."
After strong reviews Joker is to provide for an early prosecution of the outlets for an opening in the vicinity of 90 million US dollars deadline, When reached, this number would surpass that of Sony poison as the highest October opening of all time; the PG-13 Spider Man The spin-off won $ 80.2 million at its opening on October 5, 2018. Weeks later, Universal and Blumhouse received an R rating Halloween won the second best debut in October at $ 76.2 million.
Performers Joaquin Phoenix, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy and Robert De Niro, joker opens on 4 October.