Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Destroy Me, Paul Mescal

I told you a couple of weeks back when it saw it at TIFF that Aftersun was the heartbreaker of the year, and now this morning A24 has released the film's first trailer which only underscores that point -- starring Paul Mescal as a young father who's taken his daughter Sophie (astonishing newcomer Frankie Corio) on beach vacation the film is from first-time feature writer-director Charlotte Wells, and when I tell you I was absolutely racked by sobs when the credits rolled I have a tweet to prove it even:

Anyway the movie is also playing at NYFF so if you're here in the city you've got an early chance to catch it. Here is my full review from TIFF. Now watch the dang trailer and then head over to Amazon and pre-order yourself some Kleenex:

Aftersun is out in theaters on October 21st.

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