First Trailer for BY THE SEA Starring Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt

Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt

Universal Pictures has released the first trailer for By the Sea, Angelina Jolie‘s next directorial feature, starring her and Brad Pitt.

The relationship drama depicts them as a couple on a getaway in 1970’s France.

Also starring Mélanie Laurent, Niels Arestrup, Melvil Poupaud and Richard Bohringer, By the Sea arrives on November 13th.

Check out the melancholy trailer below.

I’m worried this will be another letdown. The pretentiousness is palpable.

Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt

By the Sea follows an American writer named Roland (Pitt) and his wife, Vanessa (Jolie Pitt), who arrive in a tranquil and picturesque seaside resort in 1970s France, their marriage in apparent crisis. As they spend time with fellow travelers, including young newlyweds Lea (Laurent) and François (Poupaud), and village locals Michel (Arestrup) and Patrice (Bohringer), the couple begins to come to terms with unresolved issues in their own lives.