WHO’S IN IT?
Tilda Swinton (Burn After Reading), Matthias Schoenaerts (The Danish Girl), Ralph Fiennes (The Grand Budapest Hotel), Dakota Johnson (Fifty Shades of Grey), Lily McMenamy (film debut), Elena Bucci (Lei), Aurore Clément (Apocalypse Now), Corrado Guzzanti (The Passion)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Luca Guadagnino (I Am Love), director, producer; David Kajganich (True Story), writer; Michael Costigan (Stoker), producer; Yorick Le Saux (Only Lovers Left Alive), cinematographer; Walter Fasano (The Landlords), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
A high-profile couple, rock star Marianne Lane (Swinton) and filmmaker Paul De Smedt (Schoenaerts), are relaxing at their sun-drenched villa on a remote Italian island – but their lives are suddenly disrupted by the unexpected arrival of their old friend Harry (Fiennes) and his daughter Penelope (Johnson)…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Mixing pure black comedy with the unsettling anxieties of several unhinged people, A Bigger Splash is director Luca Guadagnino’s return to feature films after his award-winning I Am Love, which also featured Tilda Swinton.