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A Therapy is a short film created by Prada to promote their brand. The short
was written and directed by Roman Polanski and starred Ben Kingsley and A Therapy
Helena Bonham Carter.
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A female patient walks into a therapist's office, dressed head to toe in Prada
design. She lays down on the coach and begins to talk about her problems,
completely unaware of the therapist's growing obsession with her fur coat.
Cast Official poster
Directed by Roman Polanski
Ben Kingsley as Therapist
Produced by Hi! Production
Helena Bonham Carter as Patient
Reception Written by Roman Polanski
The short was shown at the Cannes Film Festival and received strong applause
Starring Ben Kingsley
and praise from the audience there, as part of the Cannes Classic section.
Helena Bonham Carter
The short film was later released on Prada's official website.
Music by Alexandre Desplat
Filming Cinematography Eduardo Serra
The short was filmed in Paris, France and director Roman Polanski had the Editing by Hervé de Luze
following to say about the experience: Distributed by Prada
Release date(s) 20 May 2012
"A game, a thought, that through friendship and mutual respect has
become true. When I was asked to shoot a short movie for Prada, I did Running time 4 minutes
not think that I could really be myself, but the reality is that in the total Country United Kingdom
freedom I was given, I had the opportunity to reunite my favorite group of
people on set and just have fun.
The chance to dwell on what the fashion world represents nowadays and the fact that it is accompanied by so
many stereotypes is fascinating and at the same time a bit upsetting, but you definitely can not ignore it.
It's very refreshing to know that there are still places open to irony and wit and, for sure, Prada is one of
1. ^ "Prada Debuts Roman Polanski-Directed Film" . Grazia. 21 May 2012.
2. ^ "A Therapy Information" . Prada. 21 May 2012.
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