Preest (Ryan Phillippe) is a masked vigilante detective, searching for his nemesis on the streets of Meanwhile City, a monolithic fantasy metropolis ruthlessly governed by faith and religious fervor. Esser (Bernard Hill) is a broken man, searching for his wayward son amongst the rough streets of London's homeless. Milo (Sam Riley) is a heartbroken thirty-something desperately trying to find a way back to the purity of first love. Emilia (Eva Green) is a beautiful art student; her suicidal art projects are becoming increasingly more complex and deadly.
Casino Royale's Eva Green as Emilia
Like I mentioned above, I really don't know what to make of this so you'll have to watch the trailer and judge for yourself. The cast is an uber talented bunch and the film has a very cool visual aesthetic to it. Hopefully "Franklyn" will get some backing from a bigger studio so it won't just get lost as a cult sensation: