Netflix's "The OA' Features Mystery and Suspense
"Have you seen death? Have you seen darkness? Have you seen the light?" Netflix tweeted.
Losing one of the most improtant senses, the sight, would mean being in a pitchblack world. But a blind woman defies odd when she literally disappears and shows up after seven years.
Netflix released a trailer of the new mystery movie, "The OA," where Brit Marling, an American actress, screenwriter and film producer who starred in "The East", is the woman who has lost her sense of sight since she was a child, returned after seven years in her town and recounted her journey and how she regained her vision, UPI narrated. The film is created by Marling and her co-star in the movie, Zal Batmanglij and which will premiere in Dec. 16, though Netflix announced the film in March 2015, The Independent reported.
With the direction of Batmanglij, who also does executive producing and writing alongside Marling, the eight episodes in the first season will engulf enigma to the viewers. But unless they follow, questions might be answered. Before the trailer was released, Netflix tweeted, "Have you seen death? Have you seen darkness? Have you seen the light?" Netflix calls the show "a powerful, mind-bending tale about identity, human connection and the borders between life and death," CNET reported.
The short clip begins with Prairie Johnson, Marling's character, returning to her hometown confused and surprised. Then, it shifts to Johnson in a hospital asking who those people in her room are. A man, identified as someone from her childhood, then says she has never seen them before seven years ago then she went missing. Then, she closes her eyes, touches a woman's face and recognizes it as her mom's. In the next few seconds, men in suit ask her the events that led up to her disappearance, Johnson looking like she is hiding something. The shocking and mysterious part of the trailer shows a woman jumping off the bridge and ends with Johnson remembering everything.
Marling's costars include "Brooklyn" star, Emory Cohen, "The Walking Dead" actor, Scott Wilson and "Harry Potter's" Jason Isaacs.