Winston Duke and Zazie Beetz star in Nine Days by Edson Oda
Winston Duke and Zazie Beetz star in Nine Days by Edson Oda

Sony Pictures Classics released the new trailer for Nine Days directed by Edson Oda and starring Winston Duke, Zazie Beetz, Benedict Wong, Bill Skårsgard, Tony Hale, David Rysdahl, along with Arianna Ortiz. The film which world premiered at the Sundance Film Festival is scheduled to be released in early 2021.

Will (Winston Duke) spends his days in a remote outpost watching the live Point of View (POV) on TV’s of people going about their lives, until one subject perishes, leaving a vacancy for a new life on earth. Soon, several candidates — unborn souls — arrive at Will’s to undergo tests determining their fitness, facing oblivion when they are deemed unsuitable. But Will soon faces his own existential challenge in the form of free-spirited Emma (Zazie Beetz), a candidate who is not like the others, forcing him to turn within and reckon with his own tumultuous past. Fueled by unexpected power, he discovers a bold new path forward in his own life.

Making his feature-film debut after a series of highly acclaimed and award-winning short films and music videos, Brazilian born writer-director Edson Oda delivers a heartfelt and meditative vision of human souls in limbo, aching to be born against unimaginable odds, yet hindered by forces beyond their will…

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