10 facts about the film "The Fifth Element"

• 10 facts about the movie "The Fifth Element"

"The Fifth Element" - - 7 May 1997 at the Cannes Film Festival the audience first saw the fantastic action comedy by French director Luc Besson Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, and Gary Oldman in the lead roles. The plot of this touching picture of the fantastic love contains a fair amount of humor, romance and spectacular fights, which allowed her to claim the attention of the most diverse audience.

To exit favorite picture Anniversary present to you the top ten interesting facts about the movie "The Fifth Element".

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The basis of the plot of the comedy sci-fi action - a philosophical parable about love. The image of a fragile at first sight girl Lila, created from the DNA of an ancient race of aliens mondoshavanov, appears to love itself. It is love that is the only "fifth element", which is able to connect the other four primary matter in the universe and save the planet from impending doom.

10 facts about the film

The film is not only professional actors. Thus, the role of assistant to the main villain of the film, Mr. Sorge played Adrian Tous, better known as Tricky, the British trip-hop musician and one of the founders of the genre. Luc Besson also invited to his film and several centerfold, who played a stewardess on a cruise ship in orbit fhloston.

"Divine language" spoken by Leeloo was invented by Luc Besson, and then greatly expanded the most Milla Jovovich. Actress and director during the filming constantly practice the language by using it in all correspondence. By the completion of the film, these two could even verbally communicate it.

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The film "The Fifth Element" at the time of its release became the big-budget film made outside of Hollywood. For 1997, the film also showed the most expensive special effects. The budget of the film was $ 80 million, and fees - 264 million dollars. So far, the film "The Fifth Element" is the most expensive for the French cinema.

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The role of the diva Plavalaguna played Maiwenn Le Besco, French actress, director and screenwriter. Her heroine aria Il Dolce Suono from the opera by the Italian composer Domenico Gaetano Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor". By the way, the name of the alien diva Besson also picked up from childhood. This name was of an air raid shelter in Croatia, where Luke visited during the summer holidays.

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The explosion in the main hall space cruise liner was the most powerful explosion inside the building, which at the time had ever exhibited on the silver screen.

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Filming began for the French director Luc Besson (pictured next to Bruce Willis), the embodiment of a childhood dream. The plot Luke wrote while still a teenager. At that time he did not think that will be the director. As acknowledged by Besson, for lack of a true friend, brothers, sisters, or at least the TV he invented his friend - a flying taxi driver in New York XXIII century.

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Gary Oldman accepted the role in the film without even reading the script. By this time he had already managed to play in Besson's film "Leon". Prior to that, the actor met with the director because of his girlfriend. After filming "Leon" Oldman and Besson have become friends, so Gary and agreed to star in "Fifth Element" so quickly. Later, he greatly lamented her uncomfortable suit.

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Throughout the film the protagonist and the villain never crossed and never even meet each other.

10 facts about the film

Luc Besson's birthday is March 18, surely that is why on the calendar Korben Dallas, when the viewer first sees him in the frame, is dated March 18, 2263. Photo: Bruce Willis, with his then-wife Demi Moore and Luc Besson with Milla Jovovich (then they, too, were a couple) at the premiere in Cannes.