The Memory trailer is right here. Set in a dystopian close to future with rising water ranges flooding cities, mankind has created expertise that enables individuals to totally immerse themselves of their previous experiences, making them really feel as actual as actual life. It is on this setting that we observe a moody Hugh Jackman enjoying a “non-public investigator of the thoughts” who takes his purchasers on a “journey by way of reminiscence”. That description and the trailer really feel a bit like Inception, which is a bit of humorous as a result of Memory is the feature-length directorial debut for Westworld co-creator Lisa Pleasure, whose brother-in-law by the way is Inception writer-director Christopher Nolan.
Mae (Rebecca Ferguson) walks into Nick Bannister’s (Jackman) workplace late one night time, and you may inform he is immediately fallen in love. And how will you not, it is Ferguson — of Mission: Inconceivable fame — trying so dreamy in any case. And should you want any speedy clue the place that is going, simply take a look at Ferguson’s pink costume from one in all her recollections, a transparent as day signal that she’s the femme fatale. Nick explains how this world got here to be, giving us a glimpse at his previous with Mae. “Nothing is extra addictive than the previous,” he provides, as his co-worker (Thandiwe Newton) pulls him out of the machine. Why is he trying by way of their previous? Nicely, Mae has since vanished.
Naturally, she has turn out to be much more than a consumer for Nick — it is an obsession — and he realises that he should dig by way of her previous to seek out out the place she’s gone. Seems she has a darkish previous that he did not know a lot about. At one level, he mutters to himself: “Was she working from the previous? Or racing again in the direction of it?” Mentioned mysterious previous seemingly has ties to a personality performed by Daniel Wu. In one other scene, an unseen actor tells Nick: “You suppose you need solutions, however you do not.” As Nick continues his search regardless, issues get increasingly more critical, with of us threatening to stab him with needles and even outright shoot him.
Along with Jackman, Ferguson, Newton, and Wu, Memory additionally stars Cliff Curtis, Marina de Tavira, Mojean Aria, Brett Cullen, Natalie Martinez, Angela Sarafyan, and Nico Parker. Behind the scenes, Pleasure is directing off a script she wrote herself. Pleasure can also be a producer on Memory alongside fellow Westworld co-creator and husband Jonathan Nolan, Michael De Luca, and Aaron Ryder. The primary-time film director has introduced on a number of Westworld collaborators, together with director of images Paul Cameron, manufacturing designer Howard Cummings, editor Mark Yoshikawa, and composer Ramin Djawadi. Memory is a manufacturing of Pleasure and Nolan’s Kilter Movies, Michael De Luca Productions, and FilmNation Leisure. Warner Bros. Footage is the distributor.
Memory will launch August 20 in cinemas worldwide and on HBO Max.