Must Watch: Emily Blunt Stars in Denis Villeneuve's 'Sicario' Trailer
"Nothing will make sense to your American ears, but in the end… you will understand." Holy crap this looks awesome. Lionsgate has debuted the first official trailer for Canadian filmmaker Denis Villeneuve's new thriller Sicario, one of the most talked about films from the Cannes Film Festival this year (read our review here). Emily Blunt stars in an award-worthy performance as an idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by an elite government task force official to aid in the escalating war against drugs. The cast includes Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro, Jon Bernthal and Victor Garber. This looks fantastic, with cinematography by the incomparable Roger Deakins to top it off. Cannot wait to see this film for myself soon. Have at it!
Here's the first official trailer for Denis Villeneuve's Sicario, in high def from Apple:
Denis Villeneuve's Sicario, from a script by Taylor Sheridan, will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival as an In-Competition film. Official synopsis: "A young female FBI agent joins a secret CIA operation to take down a Mexican cartel boss, a job that ends up pushing her ethical and moral values to the limit." The story in the film specifically features a loophole in which mercenaries are legally allowed to cross the border of Mexico in order to bring in a drug lord. "It's about the alienation of the cycles of violence, how at one point we are in those spirals of violence and ask ourselves, 'Is there a solution?' My movie raises the question; it doesn't give any answer." Lionsgate will release Villeneuve's Sicario in theaters starting September 18th this fall.