Focus Features’ Nocturnal Animals will begin its theatrical run on November 18, 2016 (in select cities) and the studio’s just released a gorgeous new poster for the romantic thriller featuring Jake Gyllenhaal and Amy Adams. Written and directed by Tom Ford (A Single Man), Nocturnal Animals won the Grand Jury Prize at the Venice International Film Festival and has already won over critics including Variety’s Owen Gleiberman who called it an “ambitious high-wire noir thriller.” Audiences will get to decide for themselves if it lives up to the hype when it expands nationwide on December 9th.
Nocturnal Animals is based on the book Tony and Susan by Austin Wright. In addition to Gyllenhaal and Adams, the cast includes Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Isla Fisher, Karl Glusman, Armie Hammer, Laura Linney, Andrea Riseborough, and Michael Sheen.
The Plot: From writer/director Tom Ford comes a haunting romantic thriller of shocking intimacy and gripping tension that explores the thin lines between love and cruelty, and revenge and redemption. Academy Award nominees Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal star as a divorced couple discovering dark truths about each other and themselves in Nocturnal Animals.