Lionsgate has debuted the primary trailer for Submergence, the romantic drama from Wings of Want and Paris, Texas filmmaker Wim Wenders. Primarily based on J.M. Ledgard’s celebrated 2013 novel, Submergence stars Alicia Vikander and James McAvoy as two lovers separated by distance and circumstance. After assembly by probability at a distant resort the place they’re each getting ready for harmful missions — she’s heading to the underside of the ocean in quest of proof to help her theories about life on earth, and he’s a British Secret Service agent about to embark on mission in Somalia. As she descends into the depths of the ocean, he’s taken hostage by Jihadists, neither figuring out what’s turn out to be of the opposite.
Wenders has made a profession out of pensive, deliberately-paced dramas with winding constructions, so it’s protected to say that Submergence appears to be like very on model for Wenders. He’s received two of the most effective younger actors working from an acclaimed supply materials, however the trailer provides me the sensation this one may be for Wenders lovers alone (and judging by the TIFF critiques, possibly not even them) as a result of is a slow-going drama,
Penned by Erin Dignam (The Yellow Hankerchief), Submergence additionally stars Alexander Siddig and is scheduled to reach in theaters open on April 13 within the US and on Might 18 within the UK. Watch the trailer under.
Right here’s the official synopsis for Submergence:
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“Submergence is a love story that takes us into the extremely different worlds of our two protagonists, Danielle Flinders (Alicia Vikander) and James More (James McAvoy). They meet by chance in a remote hotel in Normandy where they both prepare for a dangerous mission. They fall in love almost against their will, but soon recognize in each other the love of their lives. When they have to separate, we find out that James works for the British Secret Service. He’s involved in a mission in Somalia to track down a source for suicide bombers infiltrating Europe. Danielle ‘Danny’ Flinders is a bio-mathematician working on a deep sea diving project to support her theory about the origin of life on our planet. Soon, they are worlds apart. James is taken hostage by Jihadist fighters and has no way of contacting Danny, and she has to go down to the bottom of the ocean in her submersible, not even knowing if James is still alive…”