Lindsay Lohan goes underwater in underwear for art film
Lindsay Lohan is currently serving a 35-day sentence under house arrest, but managed to star in a seductive art film before her lock-down.
The 90-second film entitled "Lindsay Lohan" was directed by painter Richard Phillips and is set to debut at next week's Venice Biennale. In the video, the 24-year-old actress stares into the camera, goes into a swimming pool in what appears to be underwear and faces the ocean on a vast beach.
"What fascinates me about Lindsay are not her problems but the way she embodies an eminence on the level of a Bardot or an Ullmann," Phillips told the New York Times. "She's a combination of the fantastic and the real, which is what makes her so magnetic. She can also bring forward an existential presence that speaks to the isolated self."
Phillips admit that he was inspired by Jean-Luc Godard's "Contempt," which starred Brigitte Bardot and Ingmar Bergman's "Persona," which starred Liv Ullmann.
The painter had never made a film before but said, "In some ways the video relates to my art, but it's also a way to think about a new kind of portraiture."
As previously reported, Lohan turned herself in early on Thursday, May 26, to begin a jail sentence for violating her probation and due to overcrowding, had her sentence reduced from 120 to 35 days, which she will serve under house arrest at her Venice, Calif. home. Her release date is set for June 29.
Watch "Lindsay Lohan - A Richard Phillips Film" below.