SBIFF 2013: Elle Fanning Talks GINGER & ROSA, Getting a Feel for the 1960s, and Hopes to Do a Musical

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Ginger & Rosa (opening wide in March) looks at the lives of two teenage girls – inseparable friends Ginger (Elle Fanning) and Rosa (Alice Englert) – growing up in 1960s London, and the pivotal event the comes to redefine their relationship as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms.  Recognized for her remarkable and emotionally moving work as Ginger, actress Elle Fanning was honored with a Virtuosos Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF). Collider was there to cover and attend the event, and we’ve compiled the highlights of what the actress had to say, both on the press line and during the Q&A.

While there, Elle Fanning talked about how excited she was to be recognized for her work in this film, how she was able to relate to this character, getting a feel for the 1960′s, how being involved with a story like this made her think about her own life, how incredible it was to work with work with Annette Bening, what she thought of her red hair, and how she would love to do a movie musical.  Check out what she had to say after the jump.

New Clips from PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 4 and FUN SIZE, Plus First Clip from GINGER & ROSA

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A few clips to share with you today.  Choose wisely:

  • Paranormal Activity 4, starring Katie Featherson and Kathryn Newton, opens October 19th.
  • Fun Size, from debut feature director Josh Schwartz, stars Victoria Justice, Jane Levy, Thomas MannJohnny Knoxville and Chelsea Handler.  Fun Size opens on October 26th.
  • Ginger & Rosa, Sally Potter’s drama starring Elle Fanning, Alice Englert, Annette Bening, Christina Hendricks and Alessandro Nivola opens in the UK on October 19th.

Hit the jump to watch the clips. 

First Trailer for GINGER & ROSA Starring Elle Fanning and Alice Englert

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The first trailer for Orlando director Sally Potter’s Ginger & Rosa has gone online.  The film centers on the title characters, played by Elle Fanning (Super 8) and Alice Englert (8) respectively, as they grow up in London in the early 1960s.  Their adolescent interests in boys and hairstyles quickly become marginalized with the advent of the Cuban Missile Crisis looming over their heads.

Ginger & Rosa, also starring Annette Bening, Christina Hendricks and Alessandro Nivola opens in the UK on October 19th.  Hit the jump to watch the trailer.

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