Sony Pictures has released the trailer for the adaptation of the Oscar-nominated 2006 drama film “After the Wedding”, originally directed by the “Bird Box” filmmaker.
The English-language remake, of the same title, directed by Bart Freundlich, stars Michelle Williams as Isabel, an NGO worker who has dedicated her life to helping children from a financially struggling orphanage in Calcutta and must travel to New York to meet Theresa (Julianne Moore), the multimillionaire head of a media company who wants to make a huge donation for the orphanage. The latter invites Isabel to her daughter’s wedding that weekend, which leads to Isabel meeting Theresa’s husband, Oscar (Billy Crudup), with whom she shares a complicated history.
The trailer gives viewers a glimpse into the mysterious relationship between the protagonists, without revealing too much though. In one of the scenes, we are left to believe Isabel and Oscar had a relationship in their young years, as Theresa asks Isabel “Was it strange to see Oscar again? He’s a good-looking man now, but, back then, he must’ve really been something”.
“After the Wedding,” which was a Day One selection at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, will be released in theaters in New York and Los Angeles on August 9.