The Interstellar actress plays evangelist Tammy Faye and Andrew Garfield plays her husband, caught up in a financial and sex scandal in the 1990s.
The Eyes of Tammy Faye will recount the rise and fall of Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker, who built an empire through their religious TV show Praise the Lord Club, which drew millions of viewers in the 1970s and 1980s before being overtaken by several scandals, financial and sexual, which led the presenter in prison and his wife to file for divorce, in 1992.
In this film by Michael Showalter (The Big Sick), this is Jessica chastain and Andrew Garfield who will lend their features to the couple of evangelists, and the first photos, uploaded by the magazine People, show the transformation of the actress from The Tree of Life and Interstellar, who is unrecognizable with her blonde hair, prominent makeup and prosthetics, which greatly alter her face. Jessica Chastain has moreover relayed the pictures on his account Instagram, specifying that it was by hearing one of Tammy Faye’s sung sermons that she wanted to interpret it, even if she does not share her religious convictions: “I found a video of her singing and she was turning to the camera to say, ‘God loves you as you are.’ It doesn’t matter what God means to you. I have never been baptized. , I did not grow up in a church, but I believe in unconditional love. We are all a part of this world, of its humanity and of its grace. No matter where you come from, you are perfect , and you are loved with unconditional love. I hope audiences leave the cinema and knowing that. “
Also worn by Cherry Jones and Vincent D’Onofrio, The Eyes of Tammy Faye should be released in September in the United States.
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