Ahead of its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival next week, Bleecker Street has released a poster and trailer for director Alice Troughton’s upcoming thriller The Lesson.
The film stars Daryl McCormack (Peaky Blinders, Good Luck to You, Leo Grande) as an aspiring young writer who accepts a job at the home of his idol, author J.M. Sinclair (Richard E. Grant), where he finds himself caught in a web of dark secrets and resentment which threaten to destroy both the Sinclair family and Liam’s futures. Watch the trailer below…
Liam (Daryl McCormack), an aspiring and ambitious young writer, eagerly accepts a tutoring position at the family estate of his idol, renowned author J.M. Sinclair (Academy Award nominee Richard E. Grant). But soon, Liam realizes that he is ensnared in a web of family secrets, resentment, and retribution. Sinclair, his wife Hélène (Academy Award nominee Julie Delpy), and their son Bertie (Stephen McMillan) all guard a dark past, one that threatens Liam’s future as well as their own. As the lines between master and protégé blur, class, ambition, and betrayal become a dangerous combination in this taut noir thriller.
The film stars Richard E. Grant, Julie Delpy, Daryl McCormack, Stephen McMillan, and Crispin Letts.
The Lesson arrives in cinemas on July 7th.