Harmony Korine reveals a slew of behind-the-scenes photos from Spring Breakers in this week's issue of New York Magazine. They feature, of course, James Franco, Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson, and Vanessa Hudgens (Rachel Korine is surpisingly not in any of the shots).
Korine describes how they used real spring break kids as extras and had them party in a hotel complex that was set to be torn down. "I wasn't interested in making a film that's an exposé. It's more an impressionistic reinterpretation," he said. "It was fun for me to use iconic, familiar, very base imagery and then make it something more...finding poetry in that world."
One scene was shot in a pool hall. "It was super-gnarly, and everyone had guns, and there were girls twerking and money floating in the air; it was perfect," Korine said. "The actresses were pretty freaked out. And I thought that’s what they should be feeling." Hudgens wasn't kidding about Korine taking her out of her bubble!
Spring Breakers comes out March 22.
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[via NY Mag]