Well, this is certainly intriguing. The first trailer has been released for The One I Love, a dramedy of sorts starring Mark Duplass (Safety Not Guaranteed) and Elisabeth Moss (TV’s Mad Men). The film follows a couple who head to a particular vacation house for a weekend getaway. What they find there forces them to examine themselves, their relationship, and their future. From what we understand, to know more would be to know too much. Early reviews are very impressive, raving about the film and its surprising turns. The trailer does an excellent job of delivering the film’s tones without revealing any of the twists. We’re very interested in this one…
This marks the directorial debut feature of Charlie McDowell, author of the Twitter feed-inspired novel Dear Girls Above Me.
Official synopsis for The One I Love:
The highly anticipated debut feature from acclaimed author Charlie McDowell, THE ONE I LOVE is an original tale that continues to showcase McDowell’s keen observations of human relationships with a distinct and comedic voice. THE ONE I LOVE, written by Justin Lader, was produced by Mel Eslyn and executive produced by Mark Duplass, who stars opposite Elisabeth Moss. On the brink of separation, Ethan (Duplass) and Sophie (Moss) escape to a beautiful vacation house for a weekend getaway in an attempt to save their marriage. What begins as a romantic and fun retreat soon becomes surreal, when an unexpected discovery forces the two to examine themselves, their relationship, and their future.
ETA: VOD – 1 August, 2014. USA (limited) – 15 August, 2014.