Netflix's Blonde Receives 14-Minute Standing Ovation in Venice

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Netflix's Blonde Receives 14-Minute Standing Ovation in Venice
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Netflix's Blonde starring Ana De Armas proudly participates in this year's Venice Film Festival and during its premiere on the event, the controversial film directed by Andrew Dominik receives a 14-minute standing ovation which made the lead actress shed tears.

Netflix's Blonde Receives 14-Minute Standing Ovation in Venice
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Netflix's Blonde Receives 14-Minute Standing Ovation in Venice

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Among this year's participants for the Venice Film Festival coming from Netflix is Blonde which will follow the private life of Marilyn Monroe in fiction, it is expected to have explicit scenes and tackle sensitive topics like drug abuse, abortion, graphic sex, nudity, and more, thus, having an NC-17 rating.

It isn't usual to get one but the NC-17 rating has been given to Netflix's Blonde which makes it a controversial film since it would be the very first one to get such a rating on Netflix which stars Ana De Armas as the titular character based on the novel of Joyce Carol Oates about Marilyn Monroe.

The inclusion of Netflix's Blonde in the Venice Film Festival gives it a special premiere in theaters where it received a 14-minute standing ovation which made Ada De Armas break down in tears as reported by Variety.

READ MORE: Netflix's Blonde Actress Ana De Armas Disagrees With The Movie's NC-17 Rating

See, getting into the Venice Film Festival is already a hurdle faced by the controversial Blonde movie but getting a long-standing ovation means that it has something in it that makes it a great contender for the film festival.

Netflix’s Blonde stars Ana de Armas as Marilyn Monroe, Adrien Brody as Arthur Miller, Bobby Cannavale as Joe DiMaggio, Caspar Phillipson as John F. Kennedy, Julianne Nicholson as Gladys Pearl Baker, Xavier Samuel as Charles Chaplin Jr., Luke Whoriskey as James Dean, Michael Masini as Tony Curtis, Sara Paxton as Miss Flynn, and more.

Netflix’s Blonde arrives on Netflix on September 28, 2022.