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In the eyes of Tammy Faye: the televangelist according to Jessica Chastain on Disney +


CRITICAL – With the unreleased film in theaters In the eyes of Tammy Faye, the actress delivers a breathtaking performance that could earn her an Oscar. Don’t miss it on Disney+

Last September was to be released in theaters the biopic In the eyes of Tammy Faye. Excavated portrait of a famous American televangelist of the 1970s-1980s. The film, signed Michael Showalter, will not have finally had the honors of a release on the big screen in France, pandemic obliges.

However, even if the character of Tammy Faye remains unknown in France, her incredible journey gives rise to a captivating film. “With her husband Jim Bakker, Tammy Faye created a financial empire that eventually collapsed in the early 1990s”admits the flamboyant Jessica Chastain, who has been carrying this project for ten years and who is also a producer.

A couple from nothing

It is finally Disney + who seizes this biopic telling the hardly believable odyssey of this couple starting from nothing, having succeeded in creating the largest evangelical television channel in the world. How did Jessica Chastain decide to invest herself body and soul in this project? “I was on a promotional tour for the film Zero Dark Thirty, remembers the actress…

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