The official trailer and poster for Empire of Light, the latest film from director Sam Mendes, have been released ahead of the movie’s December 9 release.
“Set in a coastal town in Southern England against the social turmoil of the early 1980s. Empire of Light is an intimate and moving story about love, friendship, and connection,” reads the film’s synopsis. “Hilary (Olivia Colman), a woman with a difficult past and an uneasy present, is part of a makeshift family at the old Empire Cinema on the seafront. When Stephen (Micheal Ward) is hired to work in the cinema, the two find an unlikely attraction and discover the healing power of movies, music and community. ”
You can watch the official Empire of Light trailer below:
Empire of Light is written and directed by Sam Mendes. It stars Olivia Colman, Micheal Ward, Toby Jones, Tanya Moodie, and Colin Firth. The film is set to release in theaters on December 9.
You can check out the new poster below: