While Gus Van Sant’s last movie Promised Land dropped in 2012, the announcement of his latest film The Sea of Trees coming to Cannes felt like a return to a certain kind of art house form for the veteran director. This film marks his first time in Competition for the Palme D’or since 2007 with Paranoid Park.
The Sea of Trees stars Matthew McConaughey, Naomi Watts, and Ken Watanabe in a story about two men lost in the forest near Mt. Fuji. This first clip with McConaughey and Watanabe gives a hint at their somewhat tense and dreamy search for a way out. Watch it below via DeadlineNow: