The first trailer for director Roman Polanski's adaptation, CARNAGE starring Oscar heavyweights, Jodie Foster, John C. Reilly, Christoph Waltz, and Kate Winslet is online, you can watch it using the video below. How is it that one simple parents' discussion over their kids fighting at school become out of control and everyone eventually loses their sh*t?! It's quite amusing to watch..
Sony Pictures Classic will release Roman Polanski‘s latest film, CARNAGE, in North America. Starring Jodie Foster, John C. Reilly, Kate Winslet and Christoph Waltz..
It’s an adaptation of Le Dieu du Carnage a.k.a GOD OF CARNAGE,… based on the Tony award winning play by French playwright/novelist/screenwriter Yasmina Reza who was visiting Polanski back when he was under house arrest and working on the script. Just like The Ghost Writer which had the story set in the states but shooting location was in Europe, due to Polanski’s unique condition, CARNAGE is about “an increasingly tense and chaotic meeting between two sets of middle-class parents, brought together after their young sons get into a scrap at the playground” is set in Brooklyn, New York. Reilly plays the character Michael and Foster plays his wife. Waltz and Winslet play the other couple.
Here’s the film’s official synopsis..
Set in contemporary Brooklyn, New York, Carnage centers on two pairs of parents one of whose child has hurt the other at a public park, who meet to discuss the matter in a civilized manner. However, as the evening goes on, the parents become increasingly childish, resulting in the evening devolving into chaos.