Ridley Scott, films and biography

Ridley Scott


Ridley Scott, films and biography

born in South Shields (United Kingdom) November 30, 1937 We are talking about one of the most famous directors, screenwriters and producers of contemporary cinema. And this is it Ridley Scott, Sir Ridley Scott, Responsible for some of the most memorable films of the past three decades: Alien, Eighth Passenger, Blade runner, Thelma and Louise, Hannibal, The black hawk has fallen, Gladiator, American gangster also Mars (Mars).

Scott He started his career in the world of advertising, where he actually directed some short films for different commercial companies, through which his atmospheric visual style can be seen. Her work for brands such as Chanel or Apple stands out. After participating in many famous television series, he founded the company in 1968 with his brother Tony Production company Ridley Scott Associates (RSA).

His large-scale productions vary widely in setting and period, and feature unforgettable images of urban environments, both in ancient Egypt (Exodus: Gods and Kings), 2nd century in Rome (Gladiator), Jerusalem in the twelfth century (Kingdom of Heaven), England in the Middle Ages (Robin Hood), contemporary Mogadishu (The black hawk has fallen),Future Landscapes Blade runner Or distant planets in alien, Prometheus, Mars (Mars And Alien: Covenant. Many of his films are also known for their strong female characters, many of which developed in a prominently masculine era.

Ridley Scott with Sigourney Weaver in Alien
Ridley Scott with Sigourney Weaver in Alien

The British director was the first to use the name commercially. The director snapped (Director’s Cut) A work that the director re-releases to the public and in which differences with the original version can be seen.

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Ridley Scott He was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Director (Thelma and Louise, Gladiator And The black hawk has fallen). Both in 1995 Ridley Like his brother Tony They have received a BAFTA Award for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema. Interestingly, in a 2004 BBC poll, Scott He emerged as the tenth most influential person in British culture.

In this year 2023, Scott Showcasing his latest works, NapoleonWhere he returns to work – after the movie Gladiator – with Joaquin Phoenix In the role of General Bonaparte. The film is a personal look Scott And his screenwriter David Scarpa To the origins of the French military leader, with his rapid and unbalanced rise to emperor. The story will be seen through the lens of Napoleon Bonaparte’s addictive and volatile relationship with his wife and one true love, Josephine.

Ridley Scott and Joaquin Phoenix on the set of Napoleon (2023)
Ridley Scott and Joaquin Phoenix on the set of Napoleon (2023)

Ridley Scott filmography

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