What is the movie “The Pale Blue Eye” about?
Our excitement for the movie has increased even more with the sharing of the first image from the highly anticipated Netflix movie “The Pale Blue Eye” featuring Christian Bale in the lead role. We wanted to bring together all the known details about this interesting movie in the detective-mystery genre in this gallery…
The film is directed by Scott Cooper, who has made films such as “Black Mass” and “Crazy Heart”. “The Pale Blue Eye” is Cooper and Christian Bale’s third project together. The duo had previously worked together on “Out of Furnace” and “Hostiles”.
Set in the 19th century, the film tells the story of a veteran detective who, with the help of a young student who would later become acclaimed crime writer Edgar Allan Poe, tries to solve mysterious murders at the US Military Academy in West Point.
Starring Christian Bale in the film, which draws attention with its rich cast, Harry Potter in the series Harry PotterAccompanied by Harry Melling, who we know as Dudley Dursley, ‘s cousin, recently played in “The Queen’s Gambit” and “The Tragedy of Macbeth”.
Here are all the details we know about “The Pale Blue Eye”…
What does the movie tell?
“The Pale Blue Eye” is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Louis Bayard. The script was written by director Scott Cooper. The plot of the book is briefly as follows: On a quiet October evening in 1830, the dead body of a cadet student is found dangling from a rope at West Point Academy. The next morning, even more terrifying events come to light. Someone took out the dead man’s heart. The detective Augustus Landor, who was famous in New York at the time, is called to investigate. The murder is an event that Landor must secretly investigate, as the scandal is at the level of irreversible damage to the academy. The detective gets help from an unexpected person: a melancholic, drinking-oriented young student comes to the detective’s name with a poem consisting of two stanzas. Landor will make an unforgettable impression on Edgar Allen Poe, this strange young poet from the South.
It is unknown how long “The Pale Blue Eye” will stick to the story in the book, but Christian Bale plays the character of Augustus Landor, a detective investigating a mysterious murder.
Edgar Allan Poe, still a young student. Harry Melling enlivens.
The movie; Oscar winner Robert Duvall (Apocalypse Now, The Godfather), two Emmy winners Gillian Anderson (The Crown, The X-Files), Emmy and Golden Globe nominated Toby Jones (First Cow), five-time Bafta nominee Timothy Spall (Mr. Turner), Lucy Boynton (Bohemian Rhapsody), Charlotte Gainsburg (antichrist, melancholia), Harry Lawtey (Industry), Simon McBurney (Carnival Row), Hadley Robinson (Little Women), Joey Brooks (Molly’s Game), Brennan Keel Cook (Encounter), Gideon Glick (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Fred Hechinger (The White Lotus), Matt Helm (The Tragedy of Macbeth), Steven Maier (The Plot Against America) and Charlie Tahan (Ozark) has a rich cast of names such as.
When will it be published?
Netflix has announced that the movie “The Pale Blue Eye” will be released on the platform on January 6. Prior to that, the film will hit a limited theatrical release on December 23, 2022.