Athina Rachel Tsangari made waves in 2010 with her feature “Attenberg,” debuting at Venice to widespread acclaim. Her follow up, “Chevalier,” will premiere at the upcoming Locarno Film Festival and looks to be quite promising. Though the teaser above offers little information, it does show glimpses of an absurd, seemingly irrational game men decide to play while on a yacht.
Courtesy of Locarno, the official synopsis reads: “In the middle of the Aegean Sea, six men on a fishing trip on a luxury yacht decide to play a game. During this game, things will be compared. Things will be measured. Songs will be butchered, and blood will be tested. Friends will become rivals and rivals will become hungry. But at the end of the journey, when the game is over, the man who wins will be the best man. And he will wear on his smallest finger the victory ring: the Chevalier.”
“Chevalier” debuts at Locarno on August 12. Check out the mildly NSFW teaser above.