SALTBURN – A Cinematic Exploration of Privilege and Desire

'Saltburn,' directed by the brilliant Emerald Fennell, invites audiences on a cinematic journey through the opulent landscapes of privilege, desire, and societal complexities, promising an unforgettable experience

Emerald Fennell, the Academy Award-winning filmmaker renowned for her captivating storytelling in Promising Young Woman, is back to enchant the cinematic universe with another masterful creation, Saltburn. Scheduled to grace select theaters on November 17, 2023, and set for a widespread release on November 22, 2023, Saltburn promises to be a riveting exploration of privilege, desire, and the complexities of societal hierarchies.

A Tapestry of Talent and Artistry

The film boasts a star-studded ensemble that includes the likes of Barry Keoghan, Jacob Elordi, Rosamund Pike, and Carey Mulligan. Each actor brings a unique flavor and profound depth to the narrative, weaving a tapestry of characters that are as enchanting as they are complex. The brilliance of the cast, combined with Fennell’s directorial prowess, sets the stage for a cinematic experience that is both visually and emotionally enthralling.

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Saltburn unfolds the tale of Oliver Quick, portrayed by Barry Keoghan, a student navigating the tumultuous terrains of Oxford University. Struggling to find his footing in an environment steeped in tradition and privilege, Oliver encounters Felix Catton, a charming aristocrat played by Jacob Elordi. Felix invites Oliver into the enigmatic world of Saltburn, his family’s vast and eccentric estate, marking the beginning of a summer imbued with memories, mysteries, and transformative experiences.

A Summer of Enchantment and Discovery

Emerald Fennell, who has also produced the film alongside talents like Margot Robbie, crafts a narrative that is as beautiful as it is wicked. Saltburn emerges as a space where the boundaries of class and desire blur, where characters embark on journeys of self-discovery, and where the opulent landscapes become a backdrop for tales of passion, privilege, and the human spirit.

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With a runtime of 127 minutes and rated R, Saltburn promises to be a cinematic odyssey that captivates audiences with its rich storytelling, compelling performances, and a narrative that dives deep into the realms of desire and societal intricacies.

Saltburn releases in select theaters November 17, 2023, and everywhere Thanksgiving.

About Saltburn


Release Date: November 17, 2023, in select theaters
Written and Directed by Emerald Fennell
Produced by Emerald Fennell, p.g.a; Margot Robbie, p.g.a; Josey McNamara, p.g.a
Starring Barry Keoghan, Jacob Elordi, Rosamund Pike, Richard E. Grant, Alison Oliver, Archie Madekwe, and Carey Mulligan

Academy Award winning filmmaker Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Woman) brings us a beautifully wicked tale of privilege and desire. Struggling to find his place at Oxford University, student Oliver Quick (Barry Keoghan) finds himself drawn into the world of the charming and aristocratic Felix Catton (Jacob Elordi), who invites him to Saltburn, his eccentric family’s sprawling estate, for a summer never to be forgotten.

Are you ready to be captivated by the enchanting world of Saltburn? What are you most looking forward to discovering in this tale of privilege and desire? How do you think the majestic landscapes of Saltburn will unfold in this cinematic narrative? Let us know what you think on social media!

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