The thriller-comedy was released on November 17, which made its World Premiere at the 50th Telluride Film Festival in August
Barry Keoghan in Saltburn
The recently released film – Saltburn tells a story about a rich student Felix. He is driven by a complex blend of compassion and envy with his classmate Oliver, he welcomes him into his ancestral palace home. The contrast between their lives is stark, yet a strange understanding blooms between them. But as nights expand and shadows deepen, an unsettling creepy atmosphere fills the air, blurring the lines between life and threat.
Satlburn box office collection
Despite limited theatrical release, the Emerald Fennell-directorial managed to pull in a respectable $1.73 million over the three-day holiday. The film's reach extended to $2.7 million by the end of the five-day frame, suggesting strong potential for further growth in the coming weeks. Overall, Saltburn has crossed the $19.1 million mark.
The film earned mostly positive reviews from critics, who were particularly impressed with the performances of Barry Keoghan and Rosamund Pike. Both of them have achieved two Golden Globe nominations for the 81st Golden Globe Awards 2024.
Barry Keoghan's revelation abaout nude scene
However, recently we got to hear surprising news about Barry Keoghan. The 31-year-old actor revealed that he did not use any prosthetic while going nude in the film. “It's ownership. This is my place. It's full of confidence, "I can do what I want in this manner. I can strip to my barest and waltz around because this is mine”, Keoghan told Entertainment Weekly.
Barry further added that he felt absolutely comfortable while going nude. He even gave two takes for that particular scene, and went nude two times. “At first, I’m a bit, ehhh. But after take one, I was ready to go. I was like, ‘Let’s go again. Let’s go again’.”
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Keoghan broke all the rules in the final shot, ditching the prosthetic and letting it all hang out. No CGI, no bodysuit, just pure, unadulterated Barry. He immersed himself completely in the vulnerability of the moment, choosing to bare it all for the camera.
Watch Saltburn only on Amazon Prime Video.