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15 January 2009  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  |  Source: Badtaste.it

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Upcoming British sci-fi Franklyn, set in a dark future England where religious fanaticism has taken over, is due out here next month but is still largely under wraps, so it's good to see these new Italian posters for the film online, even if we have only the haziest idea what the taglines mean.

The film stars Ryan Phillippe, Eva Green, Sam Riley and Bernard Hill, as four loosely connected characters in this future imperfect. Phillippe's a masked vigilante, Green a rather macabre art student, Riley a broken loner and Hill a broken man searching for his son.

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If our Italian doesn't fail us, and it might cause we don't speak it, the first poster says "Tonight I killed a man" and the third and fourth say, "Two worlds are colliding". Don't say we never teach you anything.

Franklyn is out on February 20 in the UK.


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uuummmm
set in future england where religious fanaticism has taken over? is this based on a true story in the future? More

Posted by richie fingers at 22:34 on 15 January 2009 | Report This Post

NEW TRAILER!!
The new trailer can be seen here: http://uk.movies.ign.com/dor/objects/14302101/ franklyn/videos/franklyn_trl_010809.html;jsessionid=88o b1rnje8tc1 More

Posted by chrysalisloall at 19:47 on 15 January 2009 | Report This Post

I thought it had been forgotten
Saw something about this on TV months and months ago and had totally forgotten about it. The posters look very cool but I'm never sure about Ryan Phillipe...can't decide whether I like him as an actor or not...certainly not as a lead. More

Posted by evildave69 at 19:36 on 15 January 2009 | Report This Post

I thought it had been forgotten
Saw something about this on TV months and months ago and had totally forgotten about it. The posters look very cool but I'm never sure about Ryan Phillipe...can't decide whether I like him as an actor or not...certainly not as a lead. More

Posted by evildave69 at 19:35 on 15 January 2009 | Report This Post

RE: the ageless stranger
L: shanewire Usually the UK and Irish release dates are the same. I'd be surprised if this didn't make it over to us sp; I hope so, I just can't find it on any "coming soon" lists here. More

Posted by the ageless stranger at 13:53 on 15 January 2009 | Report This Post

Eva Green... mmmmmmmh...... More

Posted by Manfrendshensindshen at 13:30 on 15 January 2009 | Report This Post

the ageless stranger
Usually the UK and Irish release dates are the same. I'd be surprised if this didn't make it over to us More

Posted by shanewire at 13:02 on 15 January 2009 | Report This Post

Is this being released in Ireland?
I can only find an English release date. More

Posted by the ageless stranger at 10:23 on 15 January 2009 | Report This Post

Just watched the Franklyn, visuals are amazing, can't be saying too much mind... all very hush hush. Lets just say the twist is evident a mile off! Eva Green just goes from strength to strength. More

Posted by starfilms at 10:03 on 15 January 2009 | Report This Post

I'm definitely intrigued by this film although I can't seem to get excited about it. More

Posted by muchobenny at 09:58 on 15 January 2009 | Report This Post

Translation
1st poster u are referring to translates to 'Tonight I Will Kill A Man'. The second one is 'Two Worlds Are About To Collide' 8/10 for effort thou. More

Posted by TCaredda at 09:09 on 15 January 2009 | Report This Post

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