Trailer Feature

First Look: Scarlett Johansson, the intoxicating alien of 'Under the Skin'

By AFP/RelaxnewsMovies - 13 February 2014 12:00 AM | Updated 11:03 AM

First Look: Scarlett Johansson, the intoxicating alien of 'Under the Skin'

Any sci-fi elements are quickly and comprehensively overridden by the chilling, mysterious arc of this official trailer for 'Under the Skin'.

Expected 14 March in the UK, 4 April in the States, 'Under the Skin' has Scarlett Johansson as a seductive alien prowling Scotland in search of suitable prey.

Recalling the aesthetics of symbolic masters Kubrick and Tarkovsky, director Jonathan Glazer has past history with paranormal thrillers, casting Nicole Kidman in 'Birth', and this time has turned his hand to adapting a novel by Dutch author Michel Faber.

Acclaimed by critics at the Telluride, Toronto and Venice film festivals last summer, "Under the Skin" will be out for German filmgoers relatively early, from 6 March, with Russian audiences privy to the unnerving film from 24 April and a French distribution planned for June.