die, my love, that will be the title of the future cinematographic production in charge of Martin Scorsese, known for being the director of The wolf of Wall Street Y the Irishamong others and, the direction will be in charge of the Scottish Lynne Ramsay (We need to talk about Kevin). The film will be inspired by the novel “Kill yourself, love” (2012), by the Argentine writer Ariana Harwicz, which is derived from “The Passion Trilogy”. The production company also bought the rights to the other two books by the author that complete the “Passion Trilogy”.
The Argentine novel that Martin Scorsese chose to star Jennifer Lawrence
The production company of the acclaimed director of “Casino” and “Taxi Driver” bought the rights to Ariana Harwicz’s “Passion Trilogy”. The first film to be made will be the adaptation of “Kill yourself, love”, a book in which motherhood drives a woman to madness in rural France. The writer spoke with Infobae Leamos about why she accepted the offer after several rejected proposals.
die, my love It will be set in a rural town in France and will be a story that will viscerally focus on family ties: love, motherhood and madness. That is what is known so far.
The news was released because in an interview, the renowned movie star Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games; The bright side of life) advanced the following information to the New York Times: “It reads like Sylvia Plath, especially since it is about a woman who suffers from postpartum and goes crazy. And Martin Scorsese is producing.”
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At the moment, it is known that die, my love, Harwicz will not be involved in writing the script, but he will have access to said project.
about the novel
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“Kill yourself, love” is the first novel by the writer and was nominated for the Man Booker Prize in 2018. The novel is a country thriller. What is it about? Its synopsis relates that everything happens in the house with access to the forest where a deer and a family live, she + him + the baby, three, although more like two against one, she, who spies on them with a knife in her hand or with a disused shotgun that has not yet said its last word.
The contact with the wild nature that surrounds the protagonist and the neighbors she stalks, but also the overflow of her desire, her dark longing and even the impulse to implore her husband: kill yourself, they become the nuclear elements of this compelling story. “The panting of a beast cornered by the pack runs through this dark and radiant tale from start to finish. These incandescent pages are an ancient call: the bestial to the rescue of the human. This is a living book, young, torn, of a wild beauty, which is read with the same gasping breath with which it was written,” said Alicia Dujovne Ortiz, also an Argentine journalist.
According to the author herself, “Kill yourself, love” questions motherhood, femininity, the banality of love, the terror of desire and the meaningless brutality of all of this. While he comes die, my lovewhich is already becoming a long-awaited feature film, you can appreciate one of the latest and most impressive productions of Jennifer Lawrence streaming, Resurface (Causeway), which premiered today in AppleTV+.