By the Sea

By the Sea is a 2015 American romantic drama film written and directed by Angelina Jolie (SALT, KUNG FU PANDA), and produced by and starring Jolie and Brad Pitt (FURY, ALLIED, TROY, SEVEN). Shot in August 2014 during Pitt and Jolie’s honeymoon in Gozo, Malta, the film was released by Universal Pictures on November 13, 2015.

In the 1960s, in France, an American couple, former dancer Vanessa and her husband Roland, a successful writer, have been married 14 years. They drive to a coastal hotel. Roland wants to write a story while staying there. The two are barely on speaking terms; Vanessa is withdrawn and grieving for an unknown reason. Roland appears to drink too much and seems unhappy that Vanessa is no longer interested in him sexually.

The unusual direction in the key art design for this project stemmed from the director’s desire for an anti-poster approach. © Universal Pictures. This project was completed under the name of Iconisus L&Y. It is part of the Iconisus portfolio. Dreamogram is a new separate entity and not a continuation of Iconisus.

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