Rust film armorer goes to prison – level 1

22-04-2024 15:00

Hannah Gutierrez-Reed is the armorer of the ‘Rust’ film. She looks after guns while making the movie.

In March 2021, she gives a gun to actor Alec Baldwin. But real bullets are in the gun. Baldwin shoots and kills a cinematographer. Gutierrez-Reed goes to prison for 18 months. The judge says that Gutierrez-Reed must make sure that the gun is safe. But it does not happen. She makes a mistake. And a person dies because of her mistake.

Many people talk about the accident in Hollywood and the US. This sentence is the most serious result of the accident so far.

Difficult words: armorer (a person who looks after guns), cinematographer (a person with the camera), sentence (what a judge decides).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What consequences has the Hollywood and US film industry faced since the accidental shooting on the set of 'Rust'?


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