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Emma Stone and Yorgos Lanthimos Showcase Creative Partnership in Artistic Photoshoot

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Emma Stone and Yorgos Lanthimos Showcase Creative Partnership in Artistic Photoshoot

Acclaimed actress Emma Stone recently partnered with renowned Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos for an avant-garde photoshoot in Athens, Greece. The shoot, featured in W Magazine's Art Issue, was a unique celebration of their creative partnership, which has bloomed over their work on the upcoming movie 'Poor Things' and their silent short film 'Bleph'.

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The Surreal Aesthetic

Inspired by the surreal, the photoshoot utilized stark black-and-white imagery with Stone modeling in Louis Vuitton, a brand she proudly represents as an ambassador. Lanthimos, known for directing movies like 'The Favourite', envisioned a series of contrasting urban and intimate settings to beautifully frame Stone's captivating presence. The shoot, completed over two days using only natural light, was a testament to Lanthimos's innovative vision and Stone's adaptability.

Behind the Scenes

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In one particularly dramatic shot, Stone, cloaked in a silver sequined dress, was asked to pose in the middle of a bustling highway. The cover photo, featuring Stone in a white and teal dress, was inspired by the wavy curtains in Lanthimos's office. Stone's involvement went beyond modeling; she engaged closely in the development and printing of the photographs, learning film photography from Lanthimos, who himself had picked up the skill from YouTube videos.

A New Addition

The creative process also led to the adoption of a large dog named Byron by Lanthimos. The director found the dog during the photoshoot and decided to take him home, adding a heartwarming chapter to the already unique experience.

With the release of their upcoming movie 'Poor Things', the collaboration between Stone and Lanthimos continues to bear fruit, creating a unique blend of cinematic and photographic artistry that resonates deeply with audiences worldwide.

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