These were five words that roughly zero percent on the population wanted to hear: “They’ve just announced the lockdown.” And for one couple with a rocky marriage, it’s the beginning of the end. Or just the start of the beginning.
“I hate your face,” he says.
“You’ve got the same level of charm as diarrhea,” she says. “In a pint glass.”
Here’s the first trailer for Together, the quarantine comedy from Stephen Daldry starring James McAvoy and Sharon Horgan. A coupla months ago, it might have debuted as something of a period piece for a time capsule — but now it’s potentially all to relevant.
The R-rated pic tells the story of a couple forced to re-evaluate themselves and their relationship during indoor time. But they’re also worried about the effects of the quarantine — and their caustic relationship — on their young son (Samuel Logan). But there are moments of … tenderness?
“Are you trying to say you love me?” he asks as they sit in a doorway. “I’m trying to say I sort of love you.”
Three-time Oscar nominee and Emmy winner Daldry directed the Dennis Kelly-penned feature from BBC Film, Shoebox Films and Sonia Friedman. Producers are Guy Heeley and Friedman.
Bleecker Street, which acquired Together in early July, opens it August 27 exclusively in theaters. Ideally. Watch the trailer above, and here is the key art:
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