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Christian Bale and Natalie Portman star in strange first trailer for Terence Malick's Knight Of Cups
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Christian Bale and Natalie Portman star in strange first trailer for Terence Malick's Knight Of Cups

The first trailer for Knight Of Cups, the new movie from maverick director Terence Malick, which stars Christian Bale, Natalie Portman and Cate Blanchett, has been unveiled, scroll down and click to watch it. 

 

Brian Dennehy, Antonio Banderas, Freida Pinto, Wes Bentley, Isabel Lucas, Teresa Palmer, Imogen Poots and Armin Mueller-Stahl also star in the new film, with Ben Kingsley serving as narrator. 

Knight Of Cups appears to show Bale's character Rick partying a bit too much and struggling to keep various relantionships alive, however, the film's official synopsis is typically avant garde and cloaked in mystery.

It reads as follows: "Once there was a young prince whose father, the king of the East, sent him down into Egypt to find a pearl. But when the prince arrived, the people poured him a cup. Drinking it, he forgot he was the son of a king, forgot about the pearl and fell into a deep sleep. Rick’s (Bale) father used to read this story to him as a boy. The road to the East stretches out before him. Will he set forth?"

The film will premiere in February at Berlin Film Festival, but does not have a confirmed UK release date as yet. 

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