With the extraordinary, ‘Hereditary’ and ‘Midsommar’ director Ari Aster has quickly established himself as a director of quite some note, so when the Beau is Afraid trailer dropped our interest was immediately spiked especially with Joaquin Phoenix in the title role.
Beau is Afraid is a delirious journey into the unknown from one of the most inventive cinematic minds working today: the story of a man who sets out to visit his mother and discovers a world of malevolent forces and unseen eyes tracking his every move. Dense with meaning and aimed squarely at confronting the emotional chaos and collective uncertainty of our present day, Beau is Afraid follows one man’s odyssey through the depths of the end of history, finding horror and humour at every turn.
Co-starring is Nathan Lane, Amy Ryan, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Hayley Squires, Denis Ménochet, Kylie Rogers, Armen Nahapetian, Zoe Lister-Jones, Parker Posey and Patti LuPone.
Beau is Afraid is only in cinemas from 19th May 2023
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Here’s the Beau is Afraid trailer……