18 June 2024

In The UK Trailer For The World To Come Vanessa Kirby And Katherine Waterston Are Lovers

Sony Pictures have released released the UK Trailer for Mona Fastvold‘s lesbian romance western drama The World To Come. As things get steamy American East coast 19th Century Frontier, as Vanessa Kirby and Katherine Waterston are lovers.

The film is based on a short story written by Jim Shepard, focused on two couples living American East coast Frontier. Both struggling and also isolated from the rest of the world, both woman become drawn to each other as their marriages and lives fall apart.

After the critical success of Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire, LGBT romance films Widely accepted, critically acclaimed and rightly so. The film debut world premiere was at 2020 Venice Film Festival were it won the Queer Lion Award for best LGBT Themed film. Recently the film played at Sundance Film Festival which we caught the film. Scott J.Davis reviewed the film calling it “a remarkable, thoughtful film about love, repression, friendship and the reverberations of time that is already staking its claim as one of 2021’s very best“.

Related: Sundance 2021 Film Review – The World To Come (2021)

In this powerful 19th century romance set in the American Northeast, Abigail (Katherine Waterston), a farmer’s wife, and her new neighbour Tallie (Vanessa Kirby) find themselves irrevocably drawn to each other. A grieving Abigail tends to her withdrawn husband Dyer (Casey Affleck) as free-spirit Tallie bristles at the jealous control of her husband Finney (Christopher Abbott), when together their intimacy begins to fill a void in each other’s lives they never knew existed. Directed by Mona Fastvold and scripted by Jim Shepard and Ron Hansen, THE WORLD TO COME explores how isolation is overcome by the intensity of human connection.

The film also stars Christopher Abbott, Casey Affleck, and Karina Ziana Gherasim.

Sony Pictures Releasing haven’t confirmed an UK or Irish release date for The World To Come just yet. Originally it had an April UK cinema release date, with the current Covid-19 pandemic showing no sign of getting better, it’s now ‘Coming Soon’.


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