The inverse of Informed Attractiveness is Hollywood Homely, where we're told that a character is unattractive no matter what the viewer might think about the issue and Informed Deformity where the viewer is told a character is ugly, but can't tell otherwise because of Generic Cuteness.Inhumanly Beautiful Race nearly always falls under this trope.This development has led some to focus on what Figgis refers to as "speculative, crude" details about the relationship between the two women. And then saying, well, if I can possibly exclude my own potential to be offended or my vanity to be ruffled or something like that, then I can get on with my life."And was - I love his choice of expression - his vanity ruffled? I don't know if I can answer that honestly," he says."But I know in my heart I feel fine about this."Figgis is perhaps not as well known as other British directors such as Ridley Scott or Alan Parker but, at the age of 52, he has a resume to be reckoned with.This trope is related to The Glasses Gotta Go and She Is All Grown Up, where we're informed that a particular character is more attractive than they .It can be a consequence of Generic Cuteness, since there no way to tell which character is supposed to be prettier than the others.
He thought of shaving it all off, but has decided against it. "Because I have got a big head with lumps all over it," he says, a touch morosely. Despite his low-key cool - his beautiful, sweeping cashmere coat, which he bought as a treat when his film Leaving Las Vegas became a hit, his Prada shoes, Phat Farm jeans and soft blue shirt - he is usually described in newspapers as a bohemian, and he thinks his wayward, mad professor hair is entirely to blame. These are not the best of times to meet British film director Figgis.
None of this came out of the blue – but for my children this was the first time their parents had spoken about anything they might have sensed or guessed at.
They had to take on explicitly these two different, but connected, things at the same moment.
His avant-garde new film, Hotel, has been given a rip-roaring pasting by most of the critics, an experience he quietly understates as "painful, without a doubt".
Added to this, his beautiful girlfriend, the actress Saffron Burrows, has left him and is spending a great deal of time with her new friend, actress Fiona Shaw. "There were moments of involuntary miff, if you like. It is not a question of blaming or looking at what went wrong, it is more a question of looking at what is.