A new clip from Rian Johnson-directed "The Brothers Bloom" has been released by Summit Entertainment. Posted via Apple, the snippet is entitled "Card Trick" and lasts for more than two minutes. It centers on Rachel Weisz's beautiful and eccentric heiress character by the name of Penelope.
The clip opens with a shot of Penelope's hands straightening a deck of card before cutting it in half while her voice is heard in the background. "When I was five, I got really bad...rashes," she begins explaining her childhood condition to Adrien Brody's Bloom who is sitting across the table. As she continues recalling, she performs a card trick and reveals that her condition turns out being an error.
"The Brothers Bloom" follows the story of two international con artists, Stephen and Bloom. Having perfected the art of swindling fortunes through years of fraternal teamwork, they now decide to take on one last spectacular job, luring Penelope, a beautiful and eccentric heiress, into an elaborate plot that takes them around the world. But, when one of the brothers falls in love with her, things get even more complicated.
Pairing up Adrien Brody and Mark Ruffalo as Bloom and Stephen respectively, this drama movie also sees Rachel Weisz and Rinko Kikuchi. Directed and scripted by Rian Johnson, it has been set to get a limited release in the U.S. on May 15 before going out wide on May 29.