Jim Broadbent writes graphic novel inspired by Bruegel

Dull Margaret, a darkly humorous tale illustrated by the artist DIX, is tipped to be a hot property at the Frankfurt book fairThe actor Jim Broadbent is making his first foray into fiction with a graphic novel inspired by Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s 16th-century painting of a “strong, intense woman striding determinedly across the landscape”, Dulle Griet.The Dulle Griet (Mad Meg) painting shows a breastplated woman with a sword in one hand in front of the mouth of hell. Broadbent, known for roles in films from Bridget Jones to Harry Potter, said the image gave him the “initial idea” for his story Dull Margaret, because: “I love the image of this strong, intense woman striding determinedly across the landscape.” Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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