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Don't Keep Quiet About It: Trailer For Duncan Jones' MUTE - Movies In Focus
Duncan Jones is three for three in the eyes of Movies In Focus. Moon, Source Code and even the unjustly maligned Warcraft all have their moments. I don’t expect Mute to be any different. The visual style of Blade Runner appears to loom large over this Berlin-set science fiction thriller, but that’s no bad thing. I’ve watched the trailer and read the synopsis – and still I’m not quite sure how this all shakes-out. I’m down with that. Netflix and chill etc. The trailer: The synopsis: Berlin, the future, but close enough to feel familiar: In this loud, often brutal city, Leo (Alexander Skarsgård) – unable to speak from a childhood accident – searches for his missing girlfriend, the love of his life, his salvation, through dark streets, frenzied plazas, and the full spectrum of the cities shadow-dwellers. As he seeks answers, Leo finds himself mixed up with Cactus Bill (Paul Rudd) and Duck (Justin Theroux), a pair of irreverent US army surgeons on a mission all their own. This soulful sci-fi journey from filmmaker Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code, Warcraft) imagines a world of strange currencies in which echoes of love and humanity are still worth listening to. Mute [...]