Viggo Mortensen Talks About Taking Risks in Hollywood Filmmaking

Posted by Staff in Nov 25,2014 with No Comments

“All around the world it’s getting harder to make films,” said the star of ‘Jauja’

One of the most talked-about films in Cannes’ Un Certain Regard this year, Argentinean auteur Lisandro Alonso’s Jauja, had its local premiere Sunday at the 29th Mar del Plata Film Festival, presented by the director alongside star Viggo Mortensen and writer Fabian Casas.

The film, winner of the FIPRESCI award at Cannes, features a Danish-speaking Mortensen as a 19th army captain who sets out on a hypnotic and somewhat magical journey through the Argentine Patagonia to find his kidnapped young daughter.

Mortensen, who grew up in Argentina and speaks perfect Castellano, spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about how the film didn’t get support from Denmark, the hardships of making personal films in Hollywood and how Jauja managed to do what Interstellar did — with no money.

The son of a Danish man and an American woman, the actor, who just won the Best Actor category at the Fenix Awards, had been asked to make a film in Danish for a long time. Surprisingly enough, this Denmark-Argentina co-production didn’t get any support from that country, and still hasn’t been picked up for distribution there, unlike in the U.S. and the U.K. where it will be released in the winter.

The star of David Cronenberg’s edgy Eastern Promises, A History of Violence and A Dangerous Method claims the problem with backing and supporting films such as Jauja is simple: “they don’t see a lot of money there,” he says. Read the rest of this entry »

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Viggo Mortensen at the Fenix Iberoamerican Film Awards

Posted by Staff in Nov 10,2014 with No Comments

Viggo Mortensen poses with the Fenix award received for Jauja Fenix Iberoamerican Cinema Awards, Mexico City, Mexico. You can go to the gallery to take a look to the photos and enjoy!

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Mexico Iberoamerican Fenix Film Award

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Viggo Mortensen at the 58th BFI London Film Festival (Photos)

Posted by Staff in Oct 21,2014 with No Comments

Viggo Mortensen attends the red carpet arrivals of ‘Jauja’ during the 58th BFI London Film Festival at Vue Leicester Square on October 17, 2014 in London, England. You can go to the gallery to take a look to the photos and enjoy!

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“Jauja” – Red Carpet Arrivals – 58th BFI London Film Festival

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Viggo Mortensen Online – Gallery Update

Posted by Staff in Oct 09,2014 with No Comments

As I promised, I added over 450 new photos of Viggo Mortensen to the gallery so, you can go there to take a look and enjoy! More photos are coming soon.

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So sorry :(

Posted by Staff in Sep 15,2014 with No Comments

After some hard months that I din’t update the sites (I am really sorry), I think I came back and now I can start again adding photos… The problem, I got over 5000 photos to check so, please, be patient because I need some time. Thanks for all your messages and for visiting the site. It really means a lot to me. A big hug

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New photos of Viggo Mortensen!

Posted by Staff in May 14,2014 with No Comments

Tons of new photos of Viggo Mortensen have been added to the gallery so, you can go there to take a look and enjoy!

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“The Two Faces Of January” – UK Premiere
“The Two Faces Of January” – Photocall
The Two Faces Of January Preview – Manchester

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