The Pale Blue Eye Movie (2022):
The Pale Blue Eye is an American crime horror mystery film written and directed by Scott Cooper. The film stars Christian Bale, Harry Melling, Gillian Anderson, Lucy Boynton, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Toby Jones, Harry Lawtey, Simon McBurney, Timothy Spall, and Robert Duvall.
Produced by Cross Creek Pictures and Streamline Global Group, the film’s music is composed by Howard Shore, with cinematography handled by Masanobu Takayanagi and editing done by Dylan Tichenor. The film is adapted from the 2003 novel of the same name by Louis Bayard.
Filming began on November 29, 2021, at the historic Compass Inn in Laughlintown, Pennsylvania. The film 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 Pale Blue Eye Movie Information:
|Movie Name||The Pale Blue Eye|
|Release Dates||December 23, 2022 (United States)|
January 6, 2023 (Netflix)
|Running Time||2h 8m|
|Based on||The Pale Blue Eye by Louis Bayard|
|Directed by||Scott Cooper|
|Written by||Scott Cooper|
|Produced by||Scott Cooper|
|Cinematography by||Masanobu Takayanagi|
|Edited by||Dylan Tichenor|
|Music by||Howard Shore|
|Production Companies||Cross Creek Pictures|
Streamline Global Group
|Box Office Collection||$129,928|
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The Pale Blue Eye Movie Storyline (Plot/Synopsis):
West Point, 1830. A world-weary detective is hired to discreetly investigate the gruesome murder of a cadet. Stymied by the cadets’ code of silence, he enlists one of their own to help unravel the case — a young man the world would come to know as Edgar Allan Poe.
The Pale Blue Eye Movie Cast and Characters:
- Christian Bale as Det. Augustus Landor
- Harry Melling as Edgar Allan Poe
- Gillian Anderson as Julia Marquis
- Lucy Boynton as Lea Marquis
- Charlotte Gainsbourg as Patsy
- Toby Jones as Dr. Daniel Marquis
- Harry Lawtey as Artemus Marquis
- Simon McBurney as Captain Hitchcock
- Timothy Spall as Superintendent Player
- Robert Duvall as Jean-Pepe
- Hadley Robinson as Mattie
- Joey Brooks as Cadet Stoddard
- Brennan Keel Cook as Cadet Huntoon
- Gideon Glick as Cadet Horatio Cochrane
- Fred Hechinger
- Matt Heim as Cadet Fry
- Steven Maier as Cadet Llewllyn Lee
- Charlie Tahan as Loughborough
Interesting Facts About The Pale Blue Eye Movie (Did You Know):
- Timothée Chalamet was offered the role of Edgar Allen Poe, which would have marked a reunion with Christian Bale and director Scott Cooper after Hostiles (2017) but Chalamet chose to do Wonka (2023) instead and Harry Melling was cast.
- This is the third collaboration between Scott Cooper and Christian Bale following Out of the Furnace (2013) and Hostiles (2017).
- Reunites Simon McBurney and Toby Jones after Cousin Bette (1998), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011).