Adapted from Patricia Highsmith’s novel of the same name, The Two Faces of January stars Viggo Mortensen and Kirsten Dunst as a husband and wife visiting Athens on vacation. During the trip they encounter Rydal (Oscar Isaac), a con-man who wants to take advantage of them. But when Rydal has dinner with the young couple, he finds out they’re a lot more crooked than they seem.
I’ve always been a big fan of the “Who’s the real criminal?” films, and The Two Faces of January looks to be a compelling thriller if this trailer is anything to go by. If that’s not enough to convince you, Viggo Mortensen and Oscar Isaac (who has recently been added to the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII) are there to help smooth things out.
The Two Faces of January releases on VOD/ iTunes August 28th, and theatrically September 26th.