The official international movie trailer for the dark fantasy film “Franklyn” which stars Eva Green, Bernard Hill, Sam Riley and Ryan Phillippe has been released.
The film is a split narrative set simultaneously in contemporary London and in a future metropolis ruled by religious fervor. It’s the story of four lost souls, divided by two parallel worlds, on course for an explosive collision when a single bullet will decide all their fates.
Preest (Ryan Phillippe), a masked vigilante detective, searching for his nemesis on the streets of Meanwhile City, a monolithic fantasy metropolis ruthlessly governed by faith and religious fervor. Esser (Bernard Hill) is a broken man, searching for his wayward son amongst the rough streets of London’s homeless. Milo (Sam Riley) is a heartbroken thirty-something desperately trying to find a way back to the purity of first love. Emilia (Eva Green) is a beautiful art student; her suicidal art projects are becoming increasingly more complex and deadly.
“Franklyn, “the first feature film by writer/director Gerald McMorrow, had its premiere at the London Film Festival (16 October 2008) and it will hit theaters in the UK on February 20th 2009. At this point, the movie does not have a domestic release yet.