March 08, 2013 at 05:41 PM EST

To the Wonder

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
R
runtime
113 minutes
Limited Release Date
04/12/13
performer
Ben Affleck, Javier Bardem, Olga Kurylenko, Rachel McAdams
director
Terrence Malick
distributor
Magnolia Pictures
genre
Drama

Terrence Malick’s To the Wonder, much like Tree of Life, will likely divide moviegoers. The first trailer for the film, starring Ben Affleck, Javier Bardem, Rachel McAdams and Olga Kurylenko, was beautifully shot and thought provoking as Barden’s priest character discussed opening yourself up to love. The few details known about the actual story are that it involves a man, Neil (Affleck), torn between two women: Marina (Kurylenko), “the European woman who moved to the United States to be with him, and Jane (McAdams), the old flame from his hometown whom he reconnects with when his relationship with Marina starts to fray.”

In the new preview, it seems Malick has — no surprise — opted not to disclose more details about the plot, instead selling viewers a beautiful fantasy, with a trailer that could easily be mistaken for a highly stylized perfume ad. “You fear your love has died,” Bardem intones via voiceover. “Perhaps it’s waiting to be transformed into something higher.” The music then swells as we see dreamy shots of them all laughing, loving, and frolicking in the grass.

Watch the new trailer below:

To the Wonder opens in limited release Apr. 12.

Read more:

Terrence Malick’s ‘To the Wonder’: New poster features Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko and the ‘wonder’ of the title — EXCLUSIVE

‘To the Wonder’ trailer: Terrence Malick tackles love, spirituality, symbolic cornfields

‘To the Wonder’ featurettes give glimpses of Terrence Malick’s process, none of Malick himself — VIDEO

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