The first trailer for Lenny Abrahamson’s The Little Stranger as dropped featuring Domhnall Gleeson.
Based on Sarah Waters’ best-selling novel, THE LITTLE STRANGER it is Abrahamson’s first film since his acclaimed 2015 movie Room. It is directed from a script by Lucinda Coxon and stars Domhnall Gleeson as Dr. Faraday, Charlotte Rampling as Mrs Ayres, Will Poulter as Roddy and Ruth Wilson as Caroline.
Gleeson, who has recently been seen in Peter Rabbit has previously described the film as an unsettling psychological ghost story.
“It’s a ghost story – a very unsettling psychological ghost story, in a way that I think will be compulsive. There’s an oddness to it. You know like The Others and films like that – there’s something like that about it.“
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The film has a US release date of August 31st. Here’s the new trailer.
The Little Stranger Official Synopsis
THE LITTLE STRANGER tells the story of Dr Faraday, the son of a housemaid, who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. During the long hot summer of 1948, he is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. The Hall has been home to the Ayres family for more than two centuries. But it is now in decline and its inhabitants – mother, son and daughter – are haunted by something more ominous than a dying way of life. When he takes on his new patient, Faraday has no idea how closely, and how disturbingly, the family’s story is about to become entwined with his own.