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The drama centers around Christian Bale’s Rick, an emotionally plagued Hollywood screenwriter who embarks on an odyssey through Los Angeles and Las Vegas to search for love and self. His quest brings him in contact with six alluring women: Rebellious Della (Imogen Poots); his physician ex-wife (Cate Blanchett); a serene model (Freida Pinto); a woman he wronged in the past (Natalie Portman); a spirited, playful stripper (Teresa Palmer); and an innocent young woman (Isabel Lucas), who helps him see a way forward.
With its metaphorical narration and abstract visuals, the new clip above is quick in runtime but deep and serene in thought. “Knight of Cups” opens March 4.