What is the theme of Don Jon?

What is the theme of Don Jon?

by Genevieve Koski. Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s feature writing-directing debut Don Jon is about porn addiction specifically, but it’s more about the nature of addiction in general. It’s also about the inescapable sexualization and objectification of women, not just in porn.

Is Don Jon based on Don Juan?

1. A Modern-Day Libertine: In addition to directing, JGL wrote the Don Jon screenplay, which is loosely based on the legendary character of Don Juan. A tragic figure, Don Juan never changes his womanizing ways and meets a literally hellish fate.

Is Don Jon funny?

Don Jon is uproariously funny, and its tone allows for the deepest moments of the movie to not feel cliched or added-on. It’s a well-acted, well-written movie, but more than anything else, it’s one of the most consistently entertaining movies of the year.

Is Joseph Gordon Levitt Catholic?

He is Ashkenazi Jewish, from a family that is “not strictly religious” and his parents were among the founders of the Progressive Jewish Alliance. Gordon-Levitt’s father, Dennis Levitt, was once the news director for the Pacifica Radio station, KPFK-FM.

Does Brie Larson have any lines in Don Jon?

ELLE: What was it like to be a supporting character with only one speaking line? Brie Larson: I got to be the true observer the entire time. I worked on Don Jon for two weeks, but except for that one scene, I didn’t say anything!

Is Don Jon Rated R?

Don Jon is rated R by the MPAA for strong graphic sexual material and dialogue throughout, nudity, language and some drug use.

Does Joseph Gordon Levitt have siblings?

Daniel Gordon-LevittJoseph Gordon-Levitt / Siblings

How is Donjon pronounced?

Break ‘donjon’ down into sounds: [DON] + [JUHN] – say it out loud and exaggerate the sounds until you can consistently produce them.

Why was it called a Donjon?

The 12th-century French came to term them a donjon, from the Latin dominarium “lordship”, linking the keep and feudal authority.

What movie did Scarlett Johansson and Brie Larson do together?

Don Jon
Directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Written by Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Produced by Ram Bergman
Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt Scarlett Johansson Julianne Moore Rob Brown Glenne Headly Brie Larson Tony Danza

Where did they film Don Jon?

Upcoming ‘Don Jon’ Filmed on Location in Bergen County | Teaneck, NJ Patch.