Trailer For Sundance Hit ‘Nobody Walks’
Few things scream “INDIE FILM!” quite like Lena Dunham. In fact, the only thing that screams “INDIE FILM!” louder is a film co-written by Dunham, directed by Ry Russo-Young and starring John Krasinski and Oliva Thirlby. With those elements in place, it’s no surprise that ‘Nobody Walks‘ took home a Special Jury Prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Now, the critical smash has a trailer.
If the trailer is any indication, ‘Nobody Walks’ is one of those harrowing, gut-punch-to-the-soul kind of dramas. After all, the movies have taught us that anytime a beautiful young woman with good intentions stays with a suburban family, things are bound to go horribly wrong for everyone involved, especially the husband. The trailer has the rawness we’ve come to expect from Dunham (see the much loved/much hated ‘Tiny Furniture’ and HBO’s ‘Girls‘), but with fewer laughs. Here’s the official synopsis:
“Martine, a 23-year-old artist from New York, arrives in Los Angeles to stay in the pool house of a family living in the hip and hilly community of Silver Lake. Peter, the father, has agreed to help Martine complete sound design on her art film as a favor to his wife. Martine innocently enters the seemingly idyllic life of this open-minded family with two kids and a relaxed Southern California vibe. Like a bolt of lightning, her arrival sparks a surge of energy that awakens suppressed impulses in everyone and forces them to confront their own fears and desires. Exquisitely orchestrated by Ry Russo-Young (You Won’t Miss Me screened at the 2009 Festival) and cowritten by Lena Dunham (Tiny Furniture), this potent charting of inner urges and sufferings links characters in an intricate dance of lust, denial, and deception.”
And here’s the trailer:
‘Nobody Walks’ hits video on demand on September 6th before arriving in theaters on October 12th.