The movie tells the story of a David Bowie-like rock star, Marianne Lane (Swinton), who has taken refuge with her partner (Matthias Schoenaerts) on a volcanic island as she recovers from throat surgery. However, her Mediterranean getaway is disrupted by the unexpected arrival of Marianne’s old flame and record producer, Harry Hawkes (Ralph Fiennes), and his daughter, Penelope Lanier (Johnson).
Soon, the story becomes a seductive mix of sexual intrigue and nostalgia as the threat of someone’s demise grows heavy. Of course, fans of La Piscine can guess at whose that may be.
After competing for a Golden Lion at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival last year, A Bigger Splash is set for a theatrical release on May 13, with a limited release on May 4. And ET has an exclusive first look at 10 sexy, new images from the film: