In the 1950s, young Alice ( Florence Pugh ) leads a seemingly perfect life with her loving husband Jack ( Harry Styles ) in the tranquil corporate town of Victory. However, as the strange occurrences in her environment accumulate, she asks herself more and more what the top-secret project on which the local men are working is really all about.
While Alice is trying to figure out the secret on her own and is increasingly being targeted by the obscure boss Frank ( Chris Pine ), the city’s facade is crumbling more and more. Or is she just imagining everything?
Great role models
A «love letter to movies that push the limits of our imagination, » actress Olivia Wilde called her new film Don’t Worry Darling , her second feature-length directorial effort following acclaimed 2019 comedy Booksmart. As part of the pre At the recent CinemaCon cinema fair, she explicitly named the mindfuck masterpieces “ Inception ”, “ Matrix ” and “ The Truman Show ” as sources of inspiration.
In fact, the atmospheric trailer for «Don’t Worry Darling» already suggests that you shouldn’t take the presumed reality too seriously here either. On top of that, there is also an extra dose of erotic thrill, which Wilde himself compared to classic genre representatives such as “ A Fateful Affair ” and “ An Immoral Proposal ”.
Theatrical release in autumn 2022
The new Black Widow Florence Pugh, «Eternals» heroine Gemma Chan and ex-One Direction frontman Harry Styles are three Marvel stars honoring the camera — although the latter has only completed one cameo so far. Following his Marvel debut and a supporting role in Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk , the pop superstar is now making his first film lead in Don’t Worry Darling . Rounding out the illustrious cast are Star Trek Captain Chris Pine, comedian Nick Kroll and Olivia Wilde herself.
In order to find out what is behind the mysterious events in Victory, we still have to be patient. «Don’t Worry Darling» starts on September 22, 2022 in German cinemas. Here’s the original English trailer:
Don’t Worry Darling Trailer (2) OV