First Teaser Trailer for ‘Ikiru’ Remake Titled ‘Residing’ Starring Invoice Nighy
by Alex Billington
August 17, 2022
“Small surprise I did not discover what I used to be turning into…” Sony Photos Classics has revealed an official teaser trailer for the movie Residing, which is definitely an English-language remake of the beloved Akira Kurosawa movie Ikiru from 1952. This premiered on the 2022 Sundance Movie Competition and earned rave evaluations as among the finest movies of the fest, and a uncommon remake that really lives as much as the unique in each manner (which is an particularly spectacular feat contemplating the unique is considered one of Akira Kurosawa’s finest movies). Set in London within the Nineteen Fifties, Invoice Nighy stars within the lead function as Williams, a grumpy, curmudgeonly authorities workplace employee who has an awakening when he is recognized with terminal most cancers. He realizes he hasn’t actually be “residing” and goes about making an attempt to vary that. Additionally starring Alex Sharp, Adrian Rawlins, Hubert Burton, Oliver Chris, Michael Cochrane, and Aimee Lou Wooden as Margaret Harris.. I noticed this in Sundance and fell exhausting for it, simply among the finest movies of the yr. It is a pretty introductory teaser. With a launch developing in December, we count on this to get loads of consideration throughout the awards season – Invoice Nighy is at his finest.
Here is the very first teaser trailer (+ poster) for Oliver Hermanus’ Residing, direct from SPC’s YouTube:
1953. A London shattered by WWII remains to be recovering. Williams (Invoice Nighy), a veteran civil servant, is an impotent cog inside the metropolis’s forms because it struggles to rebuild. Buried beneath paperwork on the workplace, lonely at residence, his life has lengthy felt empty and meaningless. Then a shattering medical analysis forces him to take inventory – and to attempt to grasp achievement earlier than it goes past attain. Residing is directed by acclaimed South African filmmaker Oliver Hermanus, director of the movies Shirley Adams, Magnificence, The Limitless River, and Moffie beforehand. The screenplay is written by Kazuo Ishiguro; based mostly on the 1952 movie Ikiru, written by Akira Kurosawa & Shinobu Hashimoto & Hideo Oguni. It is produced by Stephen Woolley and Elizabeth Karlsen. This initially premiered on the 2022 Sundance Movie Competition earlier this yr (learn our assessment) and it’s taking part in on the Venice Movie Competition in September subsequent. Sony Classics will then debut Hermanus’ Residing movie in choose US theaters beginning on December twenty third, 2022 later this fall. Look good?