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Saltburn exclusive: Creating a house of dreams and nightmares (for paid members)

Saltburn exclusive: Creating a house of dreams and nightmares (for paid members)

There are captivating performances in Saltburn but none quite as alluring as the Saltburn house itself. This film is an immersive experience that lingers in your thoughts long after leaving the cinema. Despite the peculiar and shocking events, many of us have fantasised about being invited to a long-lost summer in a majestic country house. In an exclusive video interview, Production Designer Suzie Davies and Set Decorator Charlotte Dirickx share insights into creating a house of dreams (and nightmares) and delve into the filming location, design and décor details.

From Academy Award winning filmmaker Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Woman) Saltburn unfolds as a dark tale of societal divisions and youthful yearning. With a nod to L.P. Hartley’s 1953 novel The Go-Between and the 1999 film The Talented Mr Ripley, the story revolves around Oliver Quick (Barry Keoghan), a financially challenged student at Oxford University. Struggling to fit in amongst the plethora of posh kids, he finds himself drawn into the world of the enigmatically charming aristocrat Felix Catton (Jacob Elordi) who invites him to Saltburn, his eccentric family’s sprawling estate, for what promises to be an unforgettable summer.

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