Serenity

Serenity
  • 2019
  • US
  • 1h 46min
  • Directed by: Steven Knight
  • Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Diane Lane, Jason Clarke, Djimon Hounsou, Jeremy Strong
  • UK release: 1 March 2019

Dill (McConaughey) is a misanthropic fisherman whose slinky ex Karen (Hathaway) tries to entice into a plot to kill her abusive husband (Clarke). All the trappings of a white-hot neo-noir turn out to be related to a twist that necessarily limits character development. A highly questionable concept makes for a real head-scratcher.

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Serenity

27 Feb 20192 stars

Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway join forces for a sweaty, misfiring thriller with a twist

'You fish for one tuna, man. And that's a tuna that's only in your head,' a bartender tells Baker Dill (Matthew McConaughey) in this unconventional offering from Peaky Blinders' Steven Knight. Shot in Mauritius and sold as a cross between Body Heat and…

Anne Hathaway feels 'proud' of Serenity

28 Jan 2019

Film gossip

Anne Hathaway relished exploring the "rage that exists that behind the mask of femininity" in 'Serenity'. The Oscar-winning actress – who plays Karen Zariakas, a woman who pleads with a fishing boat captain to kill her abusive new husband, in the…

Anne Hathaway admits to being 'swamped' by Serenity shoot

24 Jan 2019

Film gossip

Anne Hathaway felt "swamped" by the stresses of shooting 'Serenity'. The Academy Award-winning actress – who stars alongside Matthew McConaughey in the Steven Knight-directed drama movie – has admitted that it was tough to turn off from the film at…

Anne Hathaway: Serenity asks a lot of audience

15 Jan 2019

Film gossip

Anne Hathaway has admitted that her forthcoming "erotic" and "charged" film 'Serenity' "asks a lot of the audience". The 36-year-old actress stars alongside Matthew McConaughey in Steven Knight's upcoming neo-noir thriller about fishing boat captain…

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