Director Damien Chazelle hasn’t had the expected success with his new film Babylon, despite having a luxury cast.
In recent years, Damien Chazelle has become one of the most interesting directors of HollywoodSince his films received positive reviews, he received important awards and the public helped well at the box office. assume that Sprain (2014) cost 3 million and raised 48 million, City of Stars. La la Land (2016) cost 30 million and received 471 million more first man (first man) It took a slight drop in performance, but it still cost $59 million and ended its theatrical run with $105 million.
but now it’s premiered babylon (2022) and with a budget of 110 million it has received only 13 million. It is also true that there are some countries where it is going to pass through theatres. But it would need about 250 million to be profitable and that’s not going to happen. Which is to say that it is a complete failure, although this does not affect the director. Here’s how he reacted to low collections and mixed reviews insider,
“I don’t really pay much attention to it. You know, it’s an interesting thing, where you do something, and then I think it becomes, once the filmmaker finishes the film, The audience, and that includes the reviewers, is all involved.
“And everybody will have a different point of view of the film. And I think they’re all valid. It kind of becomes the world’s film. So I don’t really believe, although I do when people do Well, filmmakers go back and play after the fact and all that.
“I mean, okay, but I think at a certain point, a movie represents a moment in time and a moment in history. But something to encourage conversation and debate, and lots on both sides It’s good to have strong opinions. We all knew the film was going to upset some people and make some people angry, and I think that’s a good thing. More films should do that.” concluded Damien Chazelle,