Terrence Malick’s latest, Knight of Cups, stars Christian Bale as he contemplates a life in L.A.,naturally, full of excess—sex,celebrity, you name it—he’s got it. Sure, it’s not as extra as Wolf of Wall Street (Airplane orgy anyone?), but this isn’t the life he wanted. This isn’t the man he wanted to be.
Watch Bale’s life be adorned by beautiful women like Cate Blanchett and Natalie Portman, who apparently feuded with Bale on this film, and hear Antonio Banderas talk about women as flavors of the week: “Sometimes you want raspberry then after a while you want some strawberry” in the trailer.
The cast includes the aforementioned Banderas, Freida Pinto, Wes Bentley, Isabel Lucas, Teresa Palmer, Imogen Poots, Armin Mueller-Stahl and the voice of Ben Kingsley.
As for that headscratcher of a title? It's explained in the film's synopsis: