A24 has launched the trailer for Ari Aster’s surrealist horror movie ‘Beau is Afraid,’ featuring Joaquin Phoenix.

Set in an alternate present, Phoenix plays an extremely anxious but pleasant-looking man who has a fraught relationship with his overbearing mother and never knew his father.

When his mother dies, he makes a journey home that involves some wild supernatural threats.

The film stars Joaquin Phoenix, Nathan Lane, Amy Ryan, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Zoe Lister-Jones, and Armen Nahapetian, with Parker Posey and Patti LuPone.

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The film is set for release on April 21, 2023