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Scarlett Johansson plays a predatory alien in Jonathan Glazer’s “Under the Skin.”
She is sent to Earth to hunt humans to be fattened for meat.
Meat being a delicacy on the aliens barren homeland.
The actress spoke of the difficulties of playing a character with a different morality:
“ I think the opportunity to play a character that really is kind of free of judgment and instinct . It was a real challenge and certainly it’s a challenge in work and that was appealing.”
The movie is based on the 2000 novel of Michel Faber – It touches on political themes around big business, factory farming, and environmental decay; and reflects on more personal questions of sexual identity, humanity, snobbery, and mercy.
“Under the Skin”
is now in the Cinemas in UK, Ireland and Germany
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