Shutter Island trailer online in HD
There's a new trailer online, and in high definition, for Shutter Island and it completely blows away any of the trailers we've seen for it so far. In fact I'd go so far to say this is one of the best looking trailers I've seen in a long time.
Shutter Island is the Martin Scorsese directed adaptation of the Dennis Lehane novel (Amazon.co.uk / Amazon.com) and stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Emily Mortimer, Michelle Williams, Max von Sydow, Jackie Earle Haley, Elias Koteas, Patricia Clarkson, Ted Levine and John Carroll Lynch.
The story of Shutter Island is set in 1954 and sees two U.S. Marshals arrive on the island to investigate the disappearance of a patient. The lead Marshal has been wanting to investigate the island for some time for purely personal reasons, and so this seems like a perfect opportunity.
However while on the island the people running it are proving to be uncooperative and obviously hiding things from him, and when a storm hits the island and prisoners escape, even the Marshal is beginning to doubt his own sanity.
There are some excellent shots in here, and some amazing use of CG which blends in well with everything around it. Throughout the trailer you really aren't sure what's real and what's not, a great feeling indeed, and there's plenty of foreboding and terrifying portents.
It also gives us a few little clues to the story too, and there's an interesting line in there where the main character says “What if while you were looking into them, they were looking into you?”, it could mean many things, but it makes you think of a great twist on the story, and there are so many other carefully selected lines like that throughout the trailer.
This looks like an absolutely superb thriller from Martin Scorsese, and I don't see any reason not to be watching it. I can't wait. Here's the superb trailer below for you, and if you want to see it in high definition then head over to Apple Trailers.