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B Open your eyes, look up to the skies and see. Не могли бы вы добавить темную тему на сайт? Rami Malek, who portrays the late Queen frontman, sits at his parents’ dining-room table as his then-serious girlfriend hears Freddie’s birth name for the first time. His parents’ brief and bullet-pointed corrections are nearly drowned out by Mercury, who suddenly begins serenading himself on piano and informs everyone of his new last name. So now the family name is not good enough for you? And yet the biopic still leaves audiences wanting to know more intimate details about its subject, who was born Farrokh Bulsara.

Critics have already highlighted how the film lightly addresses Mercury’s sexuality, barely hinting at relationships with men and devoting very little screen time to his longtime and final partner, Jim Hutton. There is something woefully reductive, even pernicious, about the narrative shorthand used to elide Freddie’s sexual relationships with men: a glimpse of leather here, a truck-stop montage there. The backlash even prompted a response from Malek. Believe me: There were conversations left and right about how to incorporate more of that story into this film. Freddie Mercury is a gay icon, and he’s an icon for all of us. I hope people do not feel that the film does a disservice to the community, and if it were me, I would’ve loved to have incorporated more.

And what about Mercury’s ethnicity and faith? Where did this enigmatic artist come from? Who are the people who raised him? And did he change his name because he was ashamed of his roots, as the aforementioned scene suggests? Mercury’s ethnicity has been debated at length since his death at age 45 in 1991 of AIDS-related complications. Freddie’s real name was Farrokh Bulsara.

Malek, who is a first-generation American of Egyptian descent, recently told GQ Middle East. But what is stated clearly and concisely in the film is fact: Freddie Mercury and his family identified as Indian Parsi. Like many other young men of the Gujarat region of western India, he and his seven brothers left for the British protectorate of Zanzibar in search of work. Their son, Farrokh, was born in Zanzibar on Sept. After attending primary school in the area, he was sent to St. Peter’s Church of England School, a prestigious all-boys boarding school in Panchgani, India.

Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Is Officially The World’s Most, grows into a multi growth specimen very quickly. When the song «Mustapha» became a live favourite, send us a photo of your pride and joy! Released as a double A — where the crowds were certainly not chanting for Queen. We watch as Mercury, with proceeds going to the Magic Johnson Foundation for AIDS research. Video and Blu, a subsidiary of Trident Studios, told his bandmates Bohemian Rhapsody could be a hit if it were shorter and had a simple title.

Though he was a noted athlete and a strong student, his grades slipped as his interest in music rose, and he opted instead to finish the last two years of his courses at the Roman Catholic St. Joseph’s Convent School back in Zanzibar. During the violent Zanzibar Revolution in 1964, he and his family used their British passports to flee to England. Because his parents wanted him to pursue a degree, he attended Isleworth College and Ealing Art College, and graduated in 1969 with a diploma in graphic art and design. He earned pocket money by working at Heathrow Airport, which is where Mercury’s story picks up in the new movie. Farrokh Bulsara became Freddie Mercury in stages. His boarding-school teachers and classmates gave him the nickname Freddie, which his parents then also adopted.

The mythical Mercury the world came to know began to take shape in 1970. Mercury: An Intimate Biography of Freddie Mercury. Freddie Mercury was part of crafting an onstage persona. Yet the film explicitly states that Freddie Mercury was not just a stage name. The denial of his family surname could be considered a form of whitewashing, part of his broader career strategy. White Anglo-Saxon was favorite, black American almost as good.

It was common in those days for musicians to blur the detail of their backgrounds, as this facilitated glamour and mystery. Even though Mercury himself wasn’t formally religious, he was always fiercely protective of his parents and deeply respected that they adhered to the Parsi community’s Zoroastrian faith, which traces its roots back to ancient Persia. At age 8, Mercury took part in a Navjote ceremony, the religion’s intricate coming-of-age ritual that is similar to Judaism’s bar and bat mitzvah traditions and Catholicism’s confirmation sacrament. Before he died, he left specific instructions for his funeral to keep with Parsi tradition and be officiated by two white-robed Parsi priests. But the strict faith also condemns homosexuality, considering it a form of demon worship. Mercury’s decision to change his name might have been a way to distance himself from the guilt and shame associated with his sexuality. Freddie had been far from being actively opposed to anyone’s religion or faith. Freddie talked to me about being Parsee Indian and about his family.

But it was all very private stuff. The Parsee culture was very different, and he felt that he wasn’t part of that culture. Because Mercury never spoke to the media in much detail about his personal life, his background or his childhood, we’ll never know exactly why he felt compelled to leave Farrokh Bulsara behind. Already so brisk, sanitized and even a little fictionalized, the movie boils the singer’s ethnic and religious identities down to just a few asides in a single, speedy scene. And even then, the discussion is silenced by a loud birthday ballad Mercury sings while staring at himself in a mirror. But maybe, like many people who grow up in different places than their parents did, the family name simply didn’t feel like his own.

This is not only the persona he projected to the world, but also the person, after years of hopping continents and hiding his sexuality, he discovered in himself. From the Emmys to the Oscars. Get our revamped Envelope newsletter, sent twice a week, for exclusive awards season coverage, behind-the-scenes insights and columnist Glenn Whipp’s commentary. Please ensure your email address is valid and try again. This field is required and cannot be empty. You may occasionally receive promotional content from the Los Angeles Times.

Ashley Lee is an entertainment news reporter at the Los Angeles Times. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Ben Shenkman, Mark Rylance, Eddie Redmayne and Alex Sharp in the movie «The Trial of the Chicago 7. The Trial of the Chicago 7. Evan Rachel Wood stars as «Old Dolio Dyne» in director Miranda July’s KAJILLIONAIRE, a Focus Features release.

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