Thomasin McKenzie & Sian Clifford in BBC’s ‘Life After Life’ Trailer
by Alex Billington
April 14, 2022
“What is the plan for the following life?” BBC has launched a full trailer for a collection arriving subsequent week titled Life After Life, tailored from the novel of the identical identify by Kate Atkinson. The collection explores the afterlife, but it surely additionally explores the which means of life. It is directed by the acclaimed filmmaker John Crowley, director of the movies Intermission, Boy A, Brooklyn, and The Goldfinch. Should you might dwell your life repeatedly, would you ever get it proper? Ursula dies and is reborn, dwelling by means of turbulent instances – however why does she want to remain alive? A younger girl is reborn in 1910 over & over. “On the coronary heart of the collection lies an inventory of essential questions: what’s it that Ursula so desperately wants to remain alive for? Can an ideal life ever be lived? And might she change the course of historical past – in doing so, save the world from its seemingly inevitable future?” Thomasin McKenzie stars as Ursula, with Sian Clifford, James McArdle, Jessica Brown Findlay, Jessica Hynes, Patsy Ferran, Harry Michell, Laurie Kynaston, Joshua Hill, and Maria Laird. This appears to be like fairly good, if I’d dare admit, particularly with Crowley behind the lens and McKenzie in entrance.
This is the primary official trailer (+ poster) for BBC’s collection Life After Life, direct from YouTube:
“What in the event you might come again and do all of it once more…?” Life After Life follows the story of Ursula Todd, a younger woman who’s born one evening in 1910, however dies earlier than she is ready to take her first breath. Nevertheless, this doesn’t mark the top of her story, as on the identical evening in 1910 she is reborn and survives – an occasion that unfolds time and time once more as she lives and dies in various iterations of her existence. Life After Life follows Ursula as she navigates every new life at her fingertips, throughout a interval that spans two world wars and sees her come head to head with Hitler himself. Life After Life is a collection created by Bathsheba Doran, who additionally wrote the episodes and is an government producer. That includes episodes directed by John Crowley, director of the movies Intermission, Boy A, Is Anyone There?, Closed Circuit, Brooklyn, and The Goldfinch beforehand. Tailored from the novel of the identical identify by Kate Atkinson. BBC will debut the Life After Life collection streaming with BBC Two beginning April nineteenth, 2022 this spring. No US launch is about but – keep tuned.