“It was such a sweet, seductive name.
Synonymous with wealth, style, power.
But it was also a curse.
In the first few seconds of the first
House of Gucci
, Lady Gaga sets the scene.
In the highly anticipated film by Ridley Scott, in theaters on November 24, she plays Patrizia Reggiani, accused of having organized and ordered the assassination of her husband, Maurizio Gucci, killed in 1995 by a henchman.
And it is a Lady Gaga as glamorous as it is intimidating that we discover in these first images, punctuated by the melody of
Heart of Glass
Other actors of the five-star cast of the film are also included: Adam Driver, in the role of her husband, Jared Leto, unrecognizable as Paolo Gucci (Maurizio's father), or Al Pacino, alias Aldo Gucci.
A film adapted from a book released in 2000
This Ridley Scott film is adapted from
The House of Gucci: A Sensational Story of Murder, Madness, Glamor, and Greed
by Sara Gay Forden released in 2000. Like the book, it traces the assassination of Maurizio Gucci, for which his ex-wife, then nicknamed the "Black Widow", was sentenced to twenty-nine years in prison.
House of Gucci
is eagerly awaited by spectators, the Gucci family has already expressed its disappointment with the result.
“They steal the identity of a family to make a profit, to increase the income of the Hollywood system… Our family has an identity, a private life.
We can talk about anything, but there is a border that must not be crossed, ”said Patrizia Gucci, second cousin of Maurizio Gucci, last April.
The Gucci family are "very disappointed" by the film with Adam Driver and Lady Gaga on the murder of Maurizio Gucci
Ridley Scott has access to the entire Gucci archive for "House of Gucci"