The Pale Blue Eye Movie (2022) Cast, Release Date, Story, Budget, Collection, Poster, Trailer, Review

The Pale Blue Eye

January 6, 2023
2hr 10min
Status: released

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  • The film is based on the 2006 novel of the same name by Louis Bayard.
  • The plot follows veteran detective Augustus Landor in 1830 West Point, New York, as he investigates a series of murders at the United States Military Academy with the aid of Edgar Allan Poe, a young military cadet.
  • Netflix acquired rights to the film for around US$55 million at the European Film Market.
  • Filming began on November 29, 2021, at the historic Compass Inn in Laughlintown, Pennsylvania. In December, filming took place at Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania.
  • This is the third collaboration between Scott Cooper and Christian Bale following Out of the Furnace (2013) and Hostiles (2017).
  • According to Harry Melling, Christian Bale did not exhibit Method acting techniques during the making of the movie.
  • The Pale Blue Eye was released in select cinemas on December 23, 2022, before its streaming release on January 6, 2023, by Netflix. The film received mixed reviews from critics.
  • The film was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature at the 21st Visual Effects Society Awards.