IFC Films released the official Gourmet Flux trailer for the upcoming black horror comedy starring Asa Butterfield and Gwendolyn Christie. The film is set to premiere on June 24 in select theaters and on VOD.
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Gourmet Flux stars Gwendolyn Christie (Game of Thrones), Asa Butterfield (sex education) Fatma Mohamed (Duke of Burgundy), Makis Papadimitriou (Tan), Arian Labed (Souvenir) and Richard Bremmer (Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone).
«An acoustic band that can’t decide on a name enters a residency at an institute dedicated to cooking and cooking,» reads the synopsis. “The members of Elle di Elle, Billy Rubin and Lamina Propria are engaged in their own power struggles, only their dysfunctional dynamics are exacerbated when they have to answer to the head of the institute, Ian Stevens. With the rivalry unfolding, Stones, the Institute’s «dossier», is forced to privately endure increasingly fraught stomach problems while documenting the collective’s activities. Hearing about Stones’ visits to gastroenterologist Dr. Glock, Elle coerces him into participating in her speeches in a desperate attempt to gain authenticity. The stubborn Stones put up with the band’s plans to use his fortune for their art, while Ian Stevens goes to war with Elle over creative differences.»
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The film is written and directed by Peter Strickland. It is produced by Serena Armitage and Pietro Greppi.