Marion Cotillard speaks up about Allied and Mr. & Mrs. Smith similarities. According to the French actress, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s movie was “really a comedy” while theirs is “very emotional” and “moving.”
Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard’s movie Allied, which became controversial following Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s divorce, is now showing in theaters. What similarities do the two films bear?
SIMILARITIES: BRAD PITT AND MARION COTILLARD’S ALLIED; BRAD PITT AND ANGELINA JOLIE’S MR. & MRS. SMITH
Many people have pointed out the sameness of the two films. Mr. & Mrs. Smith is about a couple stagnating in their marriage life. Unbeknownst to each other, Mr. and Mrs. Smith are both assassins. Meanwhile, Allied is about an intelligence war officer and a French Resistance fighter meeting and falling for each other.
The two movies’ similar plot involving two spies falling in love with each other made a number of people draw the closeness of the two plots
However, the likeness of the two does not stop there. Both movies’ timeline also marked the end of Brad Pitt’s marriages. Mr. & Mrs. Smith marked Brad Pitt’s marriage with Jennifer Aniston while Brad and Angelina Jolie’s married life also ended after Allied.
MARION COTILLARD ON THE TWO MOVIES’ LIKENESS
French actress Marion Cotillard acknowledges the “common points” of Allied and Mr. & Mrs. Smith, but she also says they differ when it comes to their tone.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith, says Marion, is “really a comedy.” On the other hand, Allied is “very entertaining” yet at the same time, it is “moving” and “very emotional” as their movie has a “very profound questioning about love, about trust.”
Marion Cotillard was previously dragged in the divorce drama of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. Later on, she shuts down rumors by addressing it on her Instagram page.
As for Brad Pitt, Marion has nothing but praises for the actor. She says Brad is “a good man” and it is “really not difficult to get along with him.”
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