"Dream scenario" with a bald Nicolas Cage: global fame and the nightmare of millions

Still this year, on December 15, the satirical comedy with Nicolas Cage, who created one of the strongest roles in his career, will hit the cinemas. "Dream Scenario" (Dream scenario) is a story about a completely unremarkable teacher who became famous all over the world overnight.

The hero of the film, professor Paul Matthews, played by Nicolas Cage, is simply a very unremarkable person, boring even to his wife and children, let alone the students. However, it is enough for him to play in their dreams, and the audience is full. True, the story does not end with students - Paul is dreamed of by millions all over the world, he becomes a star overnight. Unfortunately, popularity begins to wane just as quickly.

"The fact that Paul's character is invisible, and we chose Cage to play him, became quite a challenge. We had to try not to distract the actor with his presence on the set. He himself decided that Paul would be bald, and I also put a fake nose on him - just to make him as insignificant and unrecognizable as possible", recalls the director of the young generation, Kristoffer Borgli. This Norwegian is well known to those who have seen the satirical comedy "Bloga od svove". Both of these films are essentially social critiques of modern society, so they appeal to a very wide audience around the world.

Cage himself says that he was interested in the script for this film precisely because he knows the price of strange, hard-to-predict online fame. The actor had already created legendary roles in films like Two-Face (Face / Off) or "Prisoner Plane" (Con Air), and still became the target of meme creators. In fact, Cage was one of the first victims of the meme subculture, and he didn't like it very much. 

Cage's latest work is called the renaissance of his career and a real gem of comedy. Critics have even compared the film, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival this September, to Spike Jonze's cult film Being John Malkovich (Being John Malkovich), and predicts her awards season success. By the way, there were discussions to trust Adam Sandler with the main role in "Dream Scenario". He also plays in the film Julianne Nicholson, Michael Cera, Tim Meadows, Dylan Gelula and Dylan Baker.

"Kino Pavasaris Distribution" invites you to start the journey of the movie "Dream Scenario" around Lithuanian cinemas with a pajama party with journalist Orijs Gasanov. A special screening will be held at Apollo Kinas Vilnius Outlet in the capital on Tuesday, December 12. In the meantime, the people of Kaunas are invited to discuss the reality of the plot of this film and why we dream what we dream. On Friday, December 15, the session in "Romuva" will be presented by journalist and dream researcher Rita Banienė. The woman graduated from the School of Active Dreaming in the USA, translated into Lithuanian and wrote several books on this topic herself.

"Dream scenario" is the second "Kino Pavasaris Distribution" distributes the film of the US film studio "A24" in the Baltic countries. Among the future premieres of "A24", Cannes did not leave anyone indifferent "Zone of interest" (Interest Zone) and the story of the rise and fall of the Von Eric dynasty of American wrestling The Iron Grips (The Iron Claw).

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