Kate Winslet stars as WWII photographer Lee Miller in the trailer for the biopic LEE

Roadside Attractions has released the trailer for an upcoming film titled Leewhich is a biopic about famous war photographer Lee Miller.

Miller was a model who became an acclaimed war correspondent for Vogue magazine during World War II. The film is described as a “fascinating portrait of the great American war correspondent Lee Miller, whose singular talent and ferocious tenacity gave us some of the most indelible images of the 20th century…

“The story begins in the south of France, in 1938, where Lee Miller is on holiday with his closest and dearest friends who are artists, poets and confidantes.”

The film “chronicles a crucial decade in the life of American war correspondent and photographer Lee Miller. Miller’s singular talent and unbridled tenacity resulted in some of the most indelible war images of the 20th century, including an iconic photo of Miller herself, posing defiantly in Hitler’s private bathtub.

“Lee Miller had a deep understanding and empathy for women and the voiceless victims of war. His images show both the fragility and ferocity of the human experience. Above all, the film shows how Miller lived her life full throttle in search of the truth, for which she paid an enormous personal price, forcing her to face a traumatic and deeply buried secret from her childhood.

It is explained that “Lee lived his life at full throttle, for which he paid a huge emotional price.” It certainly feels like a well-made and incredibly intense film.

The film comes from the director Ellen Kuraswho previously worked as a cinematographer and also acts Alexander Skarsgård, Andrea Riseborough, Marion Cotillard, Josh O’Connor, Noémie Merlant, Samuel BarnettAND Andy Samberg as her photographer friend David E. Scherman who joined her in the front row.

The film was adapted from the biography The Lives of Lee Miller Of Antonio Penrose. Roadside will release the film in select US theaters on September 20, 2024.

by Joey Paur
Source: Geek Tyrant

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