Academy Award-nominee Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty) is thrilling as Miss Julie in the latest adaptation of August Strindberg’s play, directed by the multi awardwinning Luv Ullmann.
Over the course of a midsummer night in Northern Ireland in 1890, Miss Julie (Chastain), an unsettled daughter of the Anglo-Irish aristocracy is drawn to Jean (Colin Farrell, In Bruges), her father’s valet. While his fiancée, Kathleen (Samantha Morton, Elizabeth: The Golden Age), sleeps, Jean and Julie talk. Bearing their souls throughout the night, their affair quickly enters dangerous territory. Miss Julie is a story of emotional manipulation and forbidden romance, boasting a powerful supporting cast.