WHO’S IN IT?
Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene), Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis), Tom Felton (Harry Potter), Jessica Lange (American Horror Story), Matt Lucas (Little Britain), Shirley Henderson (Filth), Mackenzie Crook (Pirates of the Caribbean), John Kavanagh (Braveheart)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Charlie Stratton (film debut), director, writer; William Horberg (Cold Mountain), Mickey Liddell (The Grey) and Pete Shilaimon (The Collection), producers; Gabriel Yared (The Lives of Others), composer; Florian Hoffmeister (The Deep Blue Sea), cinematographer; Celia Haining (Dead Man’s Shoes), Leslie Jones (The Master) and Paul Tothill (Atonement), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 1860s Paris, virtuous young Thérèse Raquin (Olsen) is trapped in a loveless marriage to her sickly cousin Camille (Felton), as forced upon by her domineering aunt Madame Raquin (Lange). After meeting her husband’s friend Laurent (Isaac), she attempts to leave her dull life and embark on an illicit affair which is bound to have tragic consequences…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Rising actress Elizabeth Olsen gets to further flex her abilities with a lead role in this passionate and breath-taking period drama of love and the tragedies that come with it.