Sir Ben Kingsley Is Salvador Dalí in Fascinating New Trailer for DALÍLAND


Magnolia Pictures recently released the trailer for an upcoming film called “Dalíland” which promises to be a visually stunning and weird movie experience. The film stars Sir Ben Kingsley, who portrays the iconic artist and eccentric genius Salvador Dalí. Directed by Mary Harron, known for her critically acclaimed films such as “I Shot Andy Warhol,” “American Psycho,” “The Notorious Bettie Page,” and “Charlie Says,” this latest venture promises to be a compelling addition to her impressive body of work.

The film also boasts a talented ensemble cast, including Barbara Sukowa, Rupert Graves, Suki Waterhouse, Andreja Pejic, and Ezra Miller, who plays a young Salvador Dalí. The trailer promises a surreal and captivating journey through the life and art of one of the most renowned artists of the 20th century.

Set in 1973, the movie follows Dalí’s return to his beloved Port Lligat after the death of his muse and lifelong companion, Gala. In the trailer, we see glimpses of the artist’s peculiar personality, his infamous mustache, and his avant-garde art. We also get a glimpse of his relationships with those around him, including his long-time friend and muse Amanda Lear.

“Dalíland” looks like a fascinating and unconventional film that showcases the life and art of a man who was as brilliant as he was eccentric. The film promises to take viewers on a surreal journey through the mind of a true artistic visionary. With Kingsley’s talent and Harron’s vision, this film is poised to be a must-watch for fans of art-house cinema.

Dalíland stars Ben Kingsley as the titular Salvador Dalí, one of the most world-renowned artists of the 20th century and focuses on the later years of the strange and fascinating marriage between Dalí and his wife, Gala (Barbara Sukowa), as their seemingly unshakable bond begins to stress and fracture. Set in New York and Spain in 1974, the film is told through the eyes of James (Christopher Briney), a young assistant keen to make his name in the art world, who helps the eccentric and mercurial Dalí prepare for a big gallery show.

Dalíland will be released in select theaters and on VOD starting June 9th, 2023.

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