Glenn Close Wants to Remake Fatal Attraction from the Female Perspective
Glenn Close revealed his intention to try to remake a fatal attraction across the eyes of his character Alex Forrest. Adrian Lyne's psychological erotic thriller, in 1987, starred Michael Douglas in the role of Dan Gallagher, who maintains a connection with the character of Close & # 39; s Forrest. After Gallagher interrupts, Forrest skips and becomes unstable, hounds Gallagher and his family, even going as far as boiling the family pet rabbit. The rabbit boiling scene has quickly become a part of the cultural lexicon and is still used today to describe a person "emotionally unstable and likely to be dangerously revengeful".
While many consider the character of Alex Forrest as the villain of Fatal Attraction Glenn Close believes that the time has come to tell the story. story through the eyes of his character. Close has seen her character from a different angle and she thinks it's time for the public to do the same. " Fatal Attraction was a film that touched a very, very hard nerve between the sexes," says the actress turning around. Now, it's time to look at the film from another angle. She explains.
"We went back to Paramount to find out because they own the title.I think they have projects going on, but I think it would be interesting to take the exact story roughly, and do it from her point of view.I think she would have become a tragic figure rather than perceived as a perverted figure. "
In ] Fatal Attraction Many assumed that "Alex Forrest was only a crazy unstable. When Glenn Close was looking for her role, she told the story to two psychiatrists and asked them if Forrest's behavior in the film could be possible and if it was indicative of a mental illness. Close went on to describe in more detail what was happening behind the scenes of Forrest and thought that she should have seen a shrink. Close had this to say.
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"She (Alex Forrest) was incarcerated very early in the day. age of her father, which would make any perfect relationship difficult, especially if you were a child and you become a sex object, which explained why she was spying and giving the rabbit to the little girl when she ran It was Does it trigger? What is it forced to do? It's easy to make fun of and make people unbalanced the bad guy – this perpetuates stigma. is neither the Nazi nor the Taliban, it is a mentally ill. "
If Paramount agrees, Glenn Close will remake Fatal Attraction and tells history through a feminine perspective. She says, "I think it would be interesting, it would be very disturbing to do it from his point of view." Bringing light to a possible mental illness and focusing on Alex Forrest's point of view could be a very interesting film that reverses the roles and finally gives a sympathetic view to a character that Close once called, "the woman the most hated in America. "
A fatal attraction sparked the film "A Mad Woman", which continued until the 1990s and included films like Basic Instinct A White Woman The hand that cradles the cradle and others. In these films, women are portrayed as crazy, but there is no background that explains the motives behind these actions. Hopefully Glenn Close will get it back on track. Fatal Attraction . You can read Glenn Close's original interview at the deadline.