chromatophobia

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chromatophobia

[krō‚mad·ə′fō·bē·ə]
(psychology)
An abnormal fear of colors.
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The head Hobbit and Tom Cruise's former squeeze are said to share a rather steamy sex scene in the upcoming London-based psychological drama Chromophobia, in which Ruthin-born Twin Town star Ifans also stars.
And she'll also be starring with Ralph Fiennes in the British drama Chromophobia.
And his own future looks verybright as this year marks the release of the long-awaited movie Chromophobia in which he stars with Penelope Cruz, Kristin Scott Thomas and Ralph Fiennes.
We had a selection where I think the average wasn't very high." It was a feeling that went in waves beginning from the first competition film shown, Dominique Moll's Lemming, which began like the mythical rodent itself, eager for drama only to sink into soggy self-destruction, to the "Hors Competition" feature by Martha Fiennes, Chromophobia, which closed the festival.
Sahara, which she stars in with beau Matthew McConaughey, is out in April and, later this year, she's in Brit flick, Chromophobia, with Ralph Fiennes.
I was surprised to find we need such a word as porphyrophobia--fear of the color purple--until I discovered chromophobia, fear of color in general.
Troy, 17, of Sunny View Crescent, has a part in new film Chromophobia.
And just now Penelope Cruz, Ralph Fiennes, Joseph Fiennes and Kristen Scott Thomas are shooting Chromophobia on the island - and Rhys Ifans, Samantha Mumba, Hugo Speer and Sarah Lancashire are all due, too.
What David Batchelor has termed chromophobia in his book of the same name is without doubt a powerful negative force--but, like so many fears, it is twinned with desire.
The extent of this aversion to colour is well documented, from John Gage's Colour and Culture (1993) to the artist and theorist David Batchelor's compilation of unwittingly hilarious anti-colour polemics over the centuries in Chromophobia (2000).
And what work too - check out his brilliant turn as Jed in Enduring Love if you don't believe me, or Chromophobia alongside Penelope Cruz.
The Notting Hill star was speaking ahead of the release of his newest film, Chromophobia, later this week.