The Trailer for The Duke of Burgundy

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Sundance Selects has revealed a sensual and highly-charged new NSFW trailer for The Duke of Burgundy, the latest thriller from writer/director Peter Strickland (Berberian Sound Studio), which you can check out below!

Day after day, Cynthia (Sidse Babett Knudsen) and Evelyn (Chiara D’Anna) act out a simple yet provocative ritual that ends with Evelyn’s punishment and pleasure. As Cynthia yearns for a more conventional relationship, Evelyn’s obsession with erotic spells quickly becomes an addiction that may push the relationship to a breaking point.

The film stars Sidse Babett Knudsen (“Borgen,” After the Wedding) and Chiara D’Anna (Berberian Sound Studio), and received rave reviews at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. The Duke of Burgundy opens in select theaters on January 23, 2015.