Edgar Wright’s new movie, Last Night in Soho, has dropped a trailer and it’s beautiful — and baffling.
Set in London, Last Night in Soho follows an aspiring fashion designer Eloise (Jojo Rabbit’s Thomasin McKenzie) who, for reasons not revealed, travels to the 1960s where she meets and then inhabits the body of a singer named Sandy (Anya Taylor-Joy).
“It’s in the psychological horror vein,” Wright told Empire. “It gets increasingly tense as it goes along.” So does Eloise physically travel back in time? Or does everything unfold in her mind? Hmmm…
Whatever it is, the teaser — soundtracked by Petula Clark’s ‘Downtown’ — says little else but highlight the dazzling visuals by the South Korean cinematographer Chung Chung-Hoon (Oldboy, The Handmaiden).
Last Night in Soho also stars Matt Smith, Shadow and Bone’s Jessie Mei Li and Diana Rigg in her final film role before her passing last September. It’s slated to open in Singapore cinemas on Nov 11.
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