Friday, February 23, 2007

Sharon Stone: The End of a Career?

You know how all the MAWs start out doing art house films? A very few of them go on to become stars of course: but what happens when a star starts doing the art house films?


Sharon Stone says she found her role as a depressed and taciturn woman in her latest film strangely uplifting, as it challenged what she called "Prozac society".

"When a Man Falls in the Forest" is in competition at the Berlin Film Festival, where it was screened on Monday, and brings the Hollywood star together with art house director Ryan Eslinger making only his second movie.

The surreal low-budget picture about three dysfunctional characters has little plot but raises fundamental questions about existence, relationships and guilt.

Worse, when they start doing bad art house movies? The end of a career?

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