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50 Shades Of Dornan: A Look At The Career Of Jamie Dornan - Movies In Focus
Based on an extraordinary true story, Anthropoid follows the daring plot by two Czechoslovakian agents to assassinate SS officer Reinhard Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution and third in command of the Nazi forces behind Hitler and Himmler. One half of the brave duo is portrayed by Jamie Dornan, former male model and international lust object who is somewhat improbably also earning a reputation as one of the most intense leading men around thanks to an acting career rooted in leftfield choices and powerful performances. With Anthropoid available now on digital, Blu-ray and DVD now, what better time to look back at the career of the Belfast-born actor? Marie Antoinette (2006) Until writer/director Sofia Coppola’s pop art look at France’s doomed queen came along, Dornan was best known for a modelling career that took in gigs for Abercrombie & Fitch, Aquascutum, Hugo Boss and Armani, even winning the label ‘The Golden Torso’ from The New York Times, for reasons obvious to anyone blessed with the power of sight. His turn as Count Axel Von Fersen The Younger, confidante and friend to Kirsten Dunst’s titular queen, soon had people looking at more than Dornan’s torso, however, and a burgeoning acting career [...]