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I was given the film that was chosen in the public vote, and was so happy when I found out that E.T had been picked. I re-watched the film, and decided to focus on the scene where E.T leaves to go home. I suppose in my print you are watching the scene from the viewpoint of Elliot’s mother in the film. My print is about saying goodbye to people - I felt the phrase ‘I’ll be right here’ was a really poignant way of doing so.
I chose to focus on Margot and Richie Tenenbaum. To me their complicated relationship is a central theme of the film and I've always wanted to portray what they share visually. I chose a camera and their childhood home as a symbolic object of their relationship's history. The inverted image of Margot represents a camera's lens and their unrequited love.
I love 1950s pinups, so creating a poster about the ultimate pinup girl was a dream brief. Whilst the famous luscious red lips exude sexiness, I have given the poster a subtle dark twist by turning Marilyn's famous beauty spot into a black skull, which reminds us of the actress' dark side.