See Emma Watson in the New ‘Colonia’ Trailer

Colonia

 If period dramas don’t exactly tickle your fancy, try and put your reservations aside, because Colonia stars Emma Watson, and who the hell doesn’t love Emma Watson?

Chile, 1973. Lufthansa flight attendant Lena (Watson) is in Santiago to visit her boyfriend, Daniel (Brühl), a talented graphic artist creating images in support of embattled President Salvador Allende. When Allende is violently ousted, General Augusto Pinochet’s forces begin rounding up dissidents. Daniel is taken to the remote stronghold of Colonia Dignidad (“Dignity Colony”), home to a secret agricultural commune and crypto-fascist sect led by sinister minister Paul Schäfer (Michael Nyqvist). Daniel is interrogated and tortured, but feigns severe mental deterioration to stay alive. Valiant and wily, Lena travels to Colonia and offers herself up to Schäfer as a follower. She is determined to find and free Daniel — but first she must ensure that she herself can survive Schäfer’s crushingly oppressive, viciously misogynistic practices.

Colonia receives a limited release April 15 before becoming available later in the week on VOD.

[via Coming Soon]

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Kelly Chambers is a graduate of the University of Miami, where she double majored in Film and Psychology. This means she excels at overanalyzing things at an advanced level. When she's not filling out job applications she can usually be found at happy hour, at any establishment which serves some variation of spicy tuna, or on her parents' couch playing blackjack on her Kindle.

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