joe alwyn Y Margaret Qualey We invite you to the trip of your life in the trailer of stars at noona gripping romantic thriller from the director Claire Denis. The new trailer, released today by A24, features Alwyn as the “enigmatic Englishman” Daniel, who meets “young American journalist” Trish de Qualley while visiting Nicaragua on a “charitable” venture.
The trailer sets an intense and erotic tone as the two begin a circumstantial love affair. A mystery is soon revealed as Trish finds herself on the receiving end of increasingly troubling questions about Daniel and his business in 1980s Nicaragua, a country fresh from revolution, embroiled in war, and on the cusp of its first democratic elections. The trailer, which you can watch below, does an excellent job of setting up an exciting puzzle without giving away any of the film’s main plot points. The magnetic love story between the two leads easily draws you in, while the high-stakes political drama keeps you begging for more.
Denis’ gripping thriller takes on an old-school drama tone in this trailer, with the romantic intensity reminiscent of John McTiernanthe 1999 remake of The Thomas Crown Affair. As he falls deeper down the rabbit hole, Trish must make a choice, trust Daniel to be who she says he is, or turn around and use him for her own personal gain. Amid the backdrop of 1980s war and conspiracy, Qualley and Alwyn’s chemistry in the stars at noon The trailer strikes the perfect balance between believable, captivating, and dangerous, as it becomes clear that they both have secrets they are unwilling to share.
stars at noon is based on the 1986 Dennis Johnson novel of the same name. French filmmaker Claire Denis, best known for Beau Travail, high lifeY Both sides of the sheetdirects from a script he co-wrote with Andrew Litvack. In addition to Qualley and Alwyn, the film stars Top Gun: Maverick fan favorite Danny Ramirez as a Nicaraguan official, uncut gems co-director benny safdie as a CIA agent Nick RomanoY John C Reilly. The film won the Grand Prize at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival and is an official selection at the 2022 New York Film Festival, taking place during the first two weeks of October.
stars at noon It doesn’t have a release date yet, but stay tuned to Collider for more updates. In the meantime, check out the new trailer below.
Here is the official synopsis for stars at noon:
A young American journalist (Margaret Qualley) stranded in present-day Nicaragua falls in love with an enigmatic Englishman (Joe Alwyn) who appears to be her best chance of escape. However, he soon realizes that he may be in even greater danger than she is. Adapted from the Denis Johnson novel.