When visionary architect László Toth and his wife Erzsébet flee Europe to rebuild their legacy and witness the birth of modern America, their lives are changed forever by a mysterious and wealthy client. The incomparable Brady Corbet returns with an epic saga and love story spanning thirty years featuring a spectacular award-winning cast: Joel Edgerton, Mark Rylance, Marion Cotillard, Sebastian Stan and Vanessa Kirby.
THE BRUTALIST is the sweeping journey of László Toth’s (Joel Edgerton) efforts to establish his wife, Erszebet (Marion Cotillard), and himself in post-war America. László initially endures poverty and indignity, but the architect’s genius is soon recognised by the seemingly charming industrialist Harrison Lee Van Buren (Mark Rylance). Van Buren offers László and his family the American Dream on a silver platter, commissioning him to design a grand modernist monument and help shape the landscape of the country he now calls home. It will be the most ambitious project of his career, one that will take László and Erzsébet to both monumental heights and devastating lows. THE BRUTALIST chronicles the uncompromising vision of an artist and the rebuilding of a nation by a generation of immigrants. But above all, THE BRUTALIST is a powerful love story of a couple who must struggle to protect themselves against a patron whose dark influence threatens to destroy everything they have built.
Director Brady Corbet
Writer BRADY CORBET & MONA FASTVOLD
Cast JOEL EDGERTON, MARION COTILLARD, MARK RYLANCE, SEBASTIAN STAN, VANESSA KIRBY, RAFFEY CASSIDY, ISAACH DE BANKOLÉ, ALESSANDRO NIVOLA, STACY MARTIN
Producers Andrew Lauren, D.J. Gugenheim, Brian Young, Klaudia Smieja, Trevor Matthews and Nick Gordon
Production Credits ANDREW LAUREN PRODUCTIONS, THREE SIX ZERO, BROOKSTREET PICTURES, KILLER FILMS, MADANTS