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Thursday, 15 January 2015

 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'

 'American Beauty'

 'Chicago'

 'Thelma and Louise'

'Frida'

Sometimes the Internet is a wonderful place. I came across an old article on a website with the top photo, and was stunned to see a black Holly Golightly, originally played by Audrey Hepburn in 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'. It was so shocking to see the mix of a classic movie with beautiful black skin, in a really positive way. Reading the article, I discovered the photograph had come from a project by two photographers based in Dakar, Senegal, Antoine Tempe' and Omar Victor Diop, who were approached by the ONOMO hotel group to take some images. They decided to 're-mix' classic movies and infuse them with a cast, style and feel that was representative of Dakar.

Above are some of my favourite images. You can see some more and find out a bit more about the photographers and the project here.

Do you have a favourite movie you'd love to 're-mixed'? I'd quite like to be Vivian from Pretty Woman!

4 comments:

  1. I adore the Thelma and Louise shot, very creative!

    Love the blog btw!

    Stephi x

    Stephilareine.com

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    1. Thanks Stephi, I love that shot too.
      Just followed your blog too!

      Shanika x

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  2. I love these.
    Such a fun twist on the 'classic' movie poster.

    Jennifer Jayne xx
    jenniferjayne.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Such a brilliant idea right?
      Shanika x

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