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Netflix Releases Full Trailer for The Pale Blue Eye Starring Christian Bale and Harry Melling

Netflix has released a trailer for the pale blue eye, his next film that centers on a murder from the 1830s, in which one of the main characters is a young Edgar Allen Poe. The film takes place at West Point in the 1830s and touches on the code of silence still observed by many organizations as criminal investigations come knocking, from the police and military to corporate and fraternal organizations. In the film, The dark knight star Christian Bale plays a “world-weary detective” who turns to a cadet, Poe, played by Harry Melling, to infiltrate the wall of silence and help him solve the murder. x-files star Gillian Anderson also has a prominent role.

The movie comes from director Scott Cooper (Antlers, black mass), and incorporates elements of horror that make it more than just a murder mystery and more of a metatextual origin story of sorts for the version of Edgar Allen Poe the world knows through popular culture.

You can see it below.

Here’s the official synopsis via Netflix:

West Point, 1830. In the early hours of a gray winter morning, a cadet is found dead. But after the body arrives at the morgue, tragedy turns wild when it is discovered that the young man’s heart has been cleverly removed. Fearing irreparable damage to the fledgling military academy, its leaders turn to a local detective, Augustus Landor (Christian Bale), to solve the murder. Hindered by the cadets’ code of silence, Landor enlists the help of one of his own to continue the case, an eccentric cadet with a disdain for the rigors of the military and a fondness for poetry: a young man named Edgar Allan Poe (Harry Potter). ). Melling). Based on the novel by Louis Bayard, THE PALE BLUE EYE is directed by Scott Cooper and stars an acclaimed supporting cast that includes Gillian Anderson, Lucy Boynton, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Toby Jones, Harry Lawtey, Simon McBurney, Hadley Robinson, Timothy Spall and Robert. Duvall.

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