November 29, 2021

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New Zealand: The Christchurch bombing film project is disturbing

On the site Deadline Australian actress Rose Byrne is reportedly preparing to play Jacintha Arden in the film They are us, Which is currently seeking international buyers through New York production company Film Nation Entertainment.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacintha Artern

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Much of the film is said to take place in the days following the 2019 terror attacks. On March 15, a shooting at two mosques in the third largest city, Christchurch, killed 51 Muslims and wounded 49 others. New Zealand.

According to Deadline, The film’s Prime Minister’s reaction to the attacks, how people rallied behind messages of compassion and solidarity, as well Its successful call to ban the worst semi-automatic weapons from the country.

The title of the film, They are us (They are us), Taken from the words Orton spoke when addressing the nation after the attacks. This text was celebrated all over the world.

Illness among members of the Muslim community

In New Zealand, many, including Aya al-Umari, have raised concerns about the film’s plan to kill her older brother, Hussein. He simply wrote about the project on Twitter: Yes No (Yes No).

Abdigani Ali, a spokeswoman for the Canterbury Muslim Association, said the community understood the need to tell the story of the attacks, but they needed to be told.Make sure it is done in an appropriate, genuine and sensitive manner.

Tina Nagata, a writer and activist, was very direct in her comments, saying on Twitter that the film should not be used as a backdrop for the massacre of Muslims. The strength of white women.

The Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement that the Prime Minister and his government had not cooperated in the film project.

The film that deals with ours General Humanity

Deadline Screenwriter Andrew Nicole says the project will be written and directed and the script will be developed in consultation with several members of the mosques affected by the tragedy.

This film deals with our common humanity. That’s why I hope he talks to people around the world, he said Deadline. This is an example of how we should respond when attacked by fellow human beings.

People representing Rose Byrne and Film Nation did not immediately respond to requests Deadline For comments. It is also not clear when the film will go into production.

Andrew Nicole is best known for writing and directing Cuttack (Welcome to Cuttack, 1997), as well as for writing Terminal (Terminal, 2004) and Truman Show (Le Show Truman, 1998), the film for which he was nominated for an Oscar. Rose Byrne is known for her roles Spy (Spy, 2015) And Vice-Presidents (Vice-Presidents, 2011).