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The Secrets We Keep Trailer with Rapace, Kinnaman & Messina

Bleecker Street has released the trailer and poster for The Secrets We Keep, the thriller opening in theaters on September 16 and available on VOD October 16.

Directed by Yuval Adler from a script by Ryan Covington and Adler, the film stars Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman, Chris Messina, and Amy Seimetz.

The film is set in post-WWII America, where a woman (Rapace), rebuilding her life in the suburbs with her husband (Messina), kidnaps her neighbor (Kinnaman) and seeks vengeance for the heinous war crimes she believes he committed against her.

In a small U.S. town, far from the horrors of the Nazi labor camp where Maja (Rapace) was held with other Romani prisoners, she and her American husband Lewis have built a cozy life. But as she runs errands along the main street of her small town, Maja glimpses a stranger (Kinnaman) whistling a nightmarishly familiar tune.

Spiraling back to a night she has tried to forget, she fears he is the German soldier named Karl who brutalized her and murdered her younger sister. But after 15 years, can she be sure? Fearful that her tragic past has come back to haunt her, she begins to stalk the man, hoping to convince herself she is wrong.  

Deciding that it’s him, she kidnaps him, knocking him unconscious and locking him in the trunk of her car. After driving him to her home, she insists that her husband help her interrogate the man. Begging for his life, the prisoner swears she has the wrong man, claiming his name is Thomas and he spent the entire war in Switzerland. 

Over the next several days, Lewis watches in horror as Maja torments her captive, only offering to release him if he confesses. Meanwhile, the man’s wife (Seimetz) presses the police to launch a manhunt for her missing husband, putting pressure on Maja and Lewis to bring the situation to an uncertain conclusion.

The Secrets We Keep is produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura (Side Effects, Salt), Erik Howsam (Only the Brave, Shooter), Adam Riback (Internet Famous, Paranoia), Greg Shapiro (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty) and Stuart Ford (Hacksaw Ridge, Silence).

The director of photography is Kolja Brandt (Hector and the Search for Happiness, North Face), while the production designer is Nate Jones (Better Things, Pitch Perfect 2). The film is edited by Richard Mettler (Anthropoid, Metro Manila) and the costume designer is Christina Flannery (Semper Fi, Them That Follow). The music is composed by John Paesano (The Maze Runner, The Defenders).

The executive producers of The Secrets We Keep are Noomi Rapace, Miguel A. Palos Jr. (Midway, The Professor), Greg Clark (First Reformed, The Chaperone), Victoria Hill (First Reformed, Macbeth), Ben Ross (Roman J. Israel, Esq.Benji), Andrea Scarso (Judy, Adrift), Jamie Jessop (Calibre, Habaneros) and Marco Henry (Semper Fi, Brawl in Cell Block 99).

The Secrets We Keep Poster

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