From the mad genius of George Miller, watch the official trailer for THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF LONGING, starring Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton. Only in theaters this Summer.
Synopsis: Dr. Alithea Binnie (Tilda Swinton) is an academic – content with life and a creature of reason. While in Istanbul attending a conference, she happens to encounter a Djinn (Idris Elba) who offers her three wishes in exchange for his freedom.
This presents two problems. First, she doubts that he is real, and second, because she is a scholar of story and mythology, she knows all the cautionary tales of wishes gone wrong. The Djinn pleads his case by telling her fantastical stories of his past. Eventually, she is beguiled and makes a wish that surprises them both.
Directed by: George Miller
Written by: George Miller and Augusta Gore
Based upon: The short story “The Djinn in the Nightingale’s Eye” by A.S. Byatt
Executive Producers: Dean Hood, Craig McMahon, Kevin Sun
Music by: Tom Holkenborg
Cast: Idris Elba, Tilda Swinton
Genre: Fantasy Drama
Rating: R for some sexual content, graphic nudity, and brief violence