Dalí in 3-D: Alan Cumming to Star in ‘The Surrealist’

The artist in 1951. (Photo by Ron Gerelli/Express/Getty Images)

“If you’re going to make a film in 3-D, Surrealism is what to make it about,” filmmaker Philippe Mora told The Observer by phone. And so that is pretty much exactly what Mr. Mora is doing. He is working on a movie right now called The Surrealist, about painter Salvador Dalí and his tempestuous wife, Gala. Alan Cumming and Judy Davis are taking the lead roles.

“It’s about an imaginary love affair that he had with the Mona Lisa,” Mr. Mora explained. “Gala gets jealous, even though it’s an imaginary lover. That’s quite a woman to compete with!” Read More