Art and Experience: Oliver Stone directed the feature film biographies “Snowden” (Snowden), the release date has been postponed from the scheduled May 13 to September 16, but also to postpone the film into the film awards season next year .
By Joseph Gordon – Levitt starred in “Snowden,” the protagonist is the controversial National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, DS Lei Wu Xie Lynn Snowden’s girlfriend in the film plays Lindsay Mills, the film’s cast also includes Nicolas Cage, Zachary Quinto, Melissa Leo, Tom Wilkinson, Rhys Ifans, Scott Eastwood and Timothy Olyphant and others.
This is “Snowden” Third postpone the release – the film’s initial flight scheduled December 25, 2015, that is to arrange the impact of this year’s movie awards season; last October, the producers decided to merge biographies sheet portion deferred to 2016 released in May, so the film can be in Oliver Stone’s favorite Cannes film Festival world premiere usher.
In the latest schedule, the “Snowden” will be released September 16, 2016, so that the film can not only avoid competition with the summer blockbusters and box office attention, while warm-up ahead of the start of the new season this fall awards season. Do not forget, the same is based on a true story, directed by Tom McCarthy’s “Focus” (Spotlight), released in November last year harvested only 38 million US dollars at the box office, but also won the Oscar this year on six nominations , including “best Picture” nomination.
Since the “Prism” incident broke out, someone will be seen as a hero Edward Snowden, while others think he is a traitor betraying the country, “Snowden” was the first to Edward Snowden as the prototype of a feature film, last year, a documentary about Snowden “Citizenfour” (Citizenfour), won the Oscar for “best Documentary Award.”