Pamela Anderson Tells Her Story In Trailer For Netflix Doc: The Pamela, a Love Story trailer, has been released.
Has a first look at the official trailer for the upcoming documentary about Pamela Anderson’s illustrious life and career, which will be available on Netflix on January 31.
The 2-minute trailer opens with Anderson, now 55, addressing the uproar over her leaked sex tape with ex-husband Tommy Lee and declaring of her image, “I want to take control of the narrative for the first time.” It is set to a slowed-down, eerie rendition of the Cardigans’ 1996 hit “Lovefool.”
“I had to make a career out of the pieces left, but I’m not the damsel in distress,” the actress and model say later, adding with a laugh, “I put myself in crazy situations … and survived them.”
The documentary’s director Ryan White (The Keepers), says of Anderson, “She’s telling her story in her own words, but she also doesn’t know which archival videos and personal diaries will be used in the final film.”
White continues, “She allowed us to use the archived [footage] to present the tale best. “It demonstrates how sincerely Pamela has lived her life. The good, the bad, and the ugly are all parts of her life that she owns. It’s a brave but exposed way to live.”
According to the official logline, “Pamela, a Love Story” “follows the arc of Pamela Anderson’s life and career from small town girl to international sex symbol, actress, activist, and doting mother.”
It is produced by Jessica Hargrave, Julian Nottingham, Anderson, and Brandon Thomas Lee, the elder son of Lee’s ex-wife.
When asked how much involvement Anderson had in the film, White responds, “Pamela is very experiential and always on the move — I describe her like a fairy, always floating. So when it came to shooting, she was up for anything because she loves an adventure.”
He continues, “She told me, ‘Ask me anything – nothing is off limits.'” “However, she had no part in the editing process at all. She doesn’t care to see the finished product since creating something and remaining in the moment are the most important things for her.”
Anderson, who is essential “the legendary, larger-than-life caricature generated by pop culture over the last 30 years,” caught White off guard, he confesses, and “ended up being the reverse of [a] preconceived concept.”
“She cooked dinner for me at her little roadhouse the night before we began shooting,” he recalls. “I remember asking her, ‘How do you want to handle hair and makeup?’ And she laughed and said, ‘I live on an island in Canada. I’ll do my hair and makeup.’ “
White claims that the previous Playboy centerfold “even decided to film most scenes without wearing makeup. She is, therefore, still very much the laid-back island girl from the small town.”
What does he adore most about her exactly? Pamela’s “unapologetically Pamela” nature is all that matters.
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“And that means, despite how often she’s been burned or traumatized, she’s going to continue soldiering through life with that hopeful and romantic free-spirit attitude,” White says. “It’s infectious.”
Anderson revealed in March 2022 that she would show details of her illustrious life in a forthcoming Netflix documentary.
The project has been in development for a while, but it had only recently been added to the streaming platform, according to a press release from Netflix.
Anderson penned the following in his handwriting on Netflix letterhead and posted it to Instagram: “My life. A thousand imperfections.”
She went on, “A million misperceptions. Wicked, wild, and lost. Nothing to live up to. I can only surprise you — Not a victim, but a survivor & Alive to tell the real story.”
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