First Trailer for Ana Lily Amirpour’s ‘The Bad Batch’

Amirpour's Dystopian Thriller

Neon has released the firs trailer for Ana Lily Amirpour’s apocalyptic thriller The Bad Batch, which had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival last fall. The Iranian filmmaker’s vision of a dystopian future United States is finally arriving this summer.

Suki Waterhous leads the film as a Texan girl who’s cast out of civilized society and subsequently captured by a group of cannibals, including one played by Jason Momoa.

Keanu Reeves, Giovanni Ribisi, Diego Luna, and Jim Carrey all-co star. The Bad Batch opens on June 23. Feel free to take a look at Amirpour’s sophomore feature that uses genre as a springboard for high style and social commentary.

Amirpour's Dystopian Thriller

The highly anticipated follow-up to Amirpour’s acclaimed directorial debut, A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT, THE BAD BATCH follows Arlen (Waterhouse) as she is unceremoniously dumped in a Texas wasteland fenced off from civilized society. While trying to orient her unforgiving environment, she is captured by a savage band of cannibals and quickly realizes she’ll have to fight her way through her new reality. As Arlen adjusts to life in ‘the bad batch’ she discovers that being good or bad mostly depends on who you’re standing next to.

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