Netflix has released the teaser trailer for The Pale Blue Eye.
The gothic thriller that will reunite director Scott Cooper and star Christian Bale for the third time , arriving on the platform on January 6th.
The film, set in 1830, follows the story of a resigned detective, who is hired to discreetly investigate the horrific murder of a rookie. Hindered by the code of silence among the cadets, he hires one to solve the case: a boy who will be known to the world as Edgar Allan Poe.
In the cast of the film, based on the novel by Louis Bayard , we also find Gillian Anderson, Lucy Boynton, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Toby Jones, Harry Lawtey, Simon McBurney, Hadley Robinson, Timothy Spall and Robert Duvall .
West Point, 1830. In the early hours of a winter morning, the body of a cadet is found. But after the body arrives in the morgue, the tragedy takes on brutal tones when it is discovered that the boy’s heart has been precisely removed. Fearing irreparable damage to the newly opened military academy, the directors turn to local detective Augustus Landor (Christian Bale) to solve the murder. Hindered by the code of silence among recruits, Landor hires one of them to investigate, an eccentric cadet named Edgar Allan Poe (Harry Melling) who despises the rigidity of the military world and loves poetry.