the filmmaker Alex Garland, recognized for his excellent work in Ex Machina y Annihilation), return with his third feature film, sci-fi horror drama Men, starring Jessie Buckleyactress nominated for the 2022 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for The Lost Daughterwhich will have its theatrical release on May 20, 2022.
That is why the marketing campaign in charge of A24 continues its march, giving us the first promotional clip, in which we see Harper (Buckley) being harassed by men, while vacationing in an English countryside.
What is happening?
You can find the promotional clip at the end of the note.
In MenBuckley interpreta a Harper:
“A young woman takes a solo vacation to the English countryside, following the death of her ex-husband.”
The official synopsis details:
“After a personal tragedy, Harper (Buckley) retreats alone to the beautiful English countryside, hoping he has found a place to heal. But someone or something from the surrounding woods seems to be stalking her. What begins as a simmering dread becomes a fully formed nightmare, inhabited by her memories of her and her darkest fears in visionary filmmaker Alex Garland’s new shape-shifting horror film.”
Buckley is accompanied in the cast Rory Kinnear (No Time to Die), y Paapa Essiedu (I May Destroy You). Garland writes and directs Men, working from his own original script. Eli Bush, Andrew Macdonald, and Allon Reich are producing their third feature film.
After making a name for himself with two excellent films like Ex Machina (2014) –also produced by A24–, and Annihilation (2018), Garland tried his luck on the small screen, with the science fiction series Devs de FX (available in Mexico and the rest of Latin America on Star+).
- Garland received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay for Ex Machina. The film raised the gold statuette for Best Visual Effects.
Rob Hardycinematographer of Ex Machina, Annihilationy Devsrepeats as cinematographer of Men.
The MPA awarded Men Rated R for:
“Disturbing and violent content, graphic nudity, lurid imagery and language.”
The shooting of Men it ended in the UK in May 2021. Men will be released in theaters via A24 on May 20, 2022. Its release date in Mexico and the rest of the Latin American territory has not been confirmed at the moment.
The promo clip below (via Fandango):
Jessie Buckley is stalked by #MEN.
From Alex Garland, director of Ex Machina and Annihilation, this exclusive clip notes the ticket drop: https://t.co/Ww1PLgOHZU
In theaters May 20. How do you like them apples? 🎟️🍎 pic.twitter.com/WB40kbYurW
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