New film by the author of ‘ Mad Max ‘ was greeted with a six-minute standing ovation at Cannes.
George Miller’s Three Thousand Years of Wishes, starring Tilda Swinton and Idris Elba, was screened at the Cannes Film Festival. This is Miller’s first film since the release of Mad Max: Fury Road. Audiences enthusiastically embraced the director’s new work, honoring it with a six-minute standing ovation, according to Variety. At the same time, the publication’s journalists also noted some of the advantages of the “Three Thousand Years Wish” and predicted the tape’s participation in the future Oscar race.
Miller himself was also moved by the audience’s reaction to the premiere of the painting. “The first time I got to see the film with an audience, it was very moving. I am grateful to you,” admitted the director.
The plot of the film revolves around an earthly woman and a genie. During a trip from London to Istanbul, scholar and literary scholar Atelia (Tilda Swinton) unexpectedly meets a magical god played by Idris Elba.
He offers to fulfill her three wishes, but Atelia declares that she is completely content with life and does not need anything. But succumbed to her passion for stories, she was captivated by the genie’s stories of how 3000 years through the ages he strives for freedom, which constantly eludes him. .
The film will open worldwide on August 31, 2022.