Sony Pictures UK has shared a poster and trailer for director Mona Fastvold’s romantic drama the world to come with Katherine Waterston and Vanessa Kirby as lonely neighbors who live in the bleak American Northwest and begin to fill a void in their lives when they find themselves irrevocably drawn to each other; look here…
In this frontier novel, framed by the four seasons and set against the backdrop of rugged terrain, Abigail (Katherine Waterston), a farmer’s wife, and her new neighbor Tallie (Vanessa Kirby) are strongly, irrevocably drawn to each other. While grieving Abigail tends to the needs of her taciturn husband Dyer (Casey Affleck) and Tallie is annoyed by the jealous control of her husband Finney (Christopher Abbot), both women are enlightened and liberated by their intense bond, leaving a void in them. fill their lives that they have. never knew it existed. Director Mona Fastvold (The Sleepwalker, co-writer of CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER and VOX LUX) explores the inner lives of two women who resist limitations and gives voice to their experiences. WORLD TO COME, written by Jim Shepard and Ron Hansen (The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford), explores how isolation is overcome through the power of imagination and human connection.
. Read our review of The World to Come here
The World to Come is set for a UK cinema release on Friday 23rd July.