Amazon Prime Video has released the first official trailer for My Policeman starring Harry Styles.
The film, based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Bethan Roberts, stars Styles as a locked-down policeman in 1950s Brighton who marries a schoolteacher named Marion (Emma Corrin) and begins an affair with a museum curator. (David Dawson). At a time when being gay is forbidden, the secret threatens to ruin their lives.
My Policeman is directed by Michael Grandage from a screenplay written by Oscar-winning Philadelphia writer Ron Nyswaner. The film is told over two timelines, and Linus Roache, Gina McKee and Rupert Everett play an older version of the trio in the 1990s.
“This love is all-consuming, I pity people who don’t know what it’s like to be so in love,” Styles can be heard saying in the trailer, though we don’t know which lover he’s referring to.
The film marks the pop star’s second leading role, the first being Don’t Worry Darling – which just had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival among a plethora of other interesting happenings. Styles also briefly appeared in the Eternals post-credits scene, introducing himself as Starfox to Angelina Jolie’s Thena.
My Policeman will premiere at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival before heading to theaters on October 21 and landing on Prime Video on November 4. a group of performers rather than an individual.
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