Watch: Colin Farrell Admires Jessica Chastain In U.S. Trailer For ‘Miss Julie’
Watch: Colin Farrell Admires Jessica Chastain In U.S. Trailer For 'Miss Julie'
If you like your Jessica Chastain served to you concentrated, then the end of 2014 will be to your liking. The actress is already in theaters with “Interstellar,” the hotly buzzed “A Most Violent Year” recently premiered at AFI Fest (read our review) and opens on New Year’s Eve, and coming in just a couple of weeks is “Miss Julie,” and the first U.S. trailer has arrived.
Based on the acclaimed play by August Strindberg, and directed by the legendary Liv Ullman, the drama concerns an illicit affair that crosses class boundaries. Here’s the official synopsis:
A country estate in Ireland in the 1880s. Over the course of one midsummer night, in an atmosphere of wild revelry and loosened social constraints, Miss Julie and John, her father’s valet, dance and drink, charm and manipulate each other. She, all hauteur longing for abasement; he, polished but coarse – united in mutual loathing and attraction.
By turns seductive and bullying, savage and tender, their intimacy leads to desperate plans and vision of a life together…Unsure if the morning brings hope or hopelessness, Julie and John find their escape in a final act as sublime and horrific as anything in Greek tragedy.
Miss Julie depicts a fierce battle for power and dominance, enacted through a cruel and compulsive game of seduction and repulsion.
How does it all work? Well, we loved it when we caught it at TIFF, with our review saying it’s “unforgettable in every sense of the word.”
“Miss Julie” opens on December 5th. Watch below. [Vanity Fair]