Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are reuniting for a film, this time final duel. The pair grew up together in Hollywood, although one could argue that Damon has outlived Affleck in recent years.
The duo’s latest pairing has seen them sporting some shocking hairstyles. Let’s take a look at the film and the controversial new look of the pair.
‘The Last Duel’ is a historical drama
Ridley Scott upcoming movie, final duel, which is based on the book by eric jagger The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal and Trial by Combat in Medieval France, documents the real-life drama that unfolded during the last legally sanctioned duel in France.
The film depicts a man who goes to war and comes home to find that his wife has been sexually assaulted by a friend. When no one believes him, the soldier appeals to the king and asks that he be allowed to fight a duel to the death to determine the fate of the man who attacked his wife.
Damon and Affleck’s hairstyles are a little weird
The premise of the film is rather serious. However, the hairstyles that the actor is sporting are controversial, to say the least. According to Entertainment WeeklySpeaking about director Ridley Scott’s decision for Uncommon Quaff, Affleck said:
“We were kind of shocked. But because he’s such a brilliant visual artist and he’s the director, you trust him. But it helps both of us to realize that people generally don’t care about us and this other How do we see the part of the world. That’s my guess about his intentions.”
“It’s about representing power. I embody the patriarchy, the power structure, all these things in this character, and visually, the way I dressed, dressed, and hair… at first, I It was like, ‘Wow this is shocking, you really think this is going to work? But he really believed in it, so it was like, ‘Okay, I trust you. Done.’ I also didn’t understand to what extent the added cyan and desaturation would change what looks a bit off.”
“My character constantly went to war,” reflects Damon. “He wanted to fight. And Ridley liked the idea of the mullet like I just took a knife and cut the sides of my hair so I could put on my helmet. That’s all I cared about.”
Fans have mixed reactions to hair
Fans are getting mixed reactions regarding the hairstyle. Some have said that the ridiculousness of the hairstyles is equally hilarious and downright bizarre. If fans can get over the hairstyle shock, then the film is definitely worth watching.
However, not all fans were completely distracted by this look. some fans Twitter Thought Affleck still looked good despite the “ridiculous” outfit.
Whether you like the hair or not, it’s refreshing to see these two pair together again. Although the theme of the film is serious, some fans may find some entertainment with the unconventional hairstyles chosen for Affleck and Damon.
The ends justify the means in this case. The director himself was trying to convey a message about the characters through hairstyles. Scott did an excellent job at creating a visual representation of the characters before even uttering a word of dialogue, and it’s not an easy task.
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