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Angelina and Brad Are a Sad, Sad, Sad, Beautiful Couple in New Trailer


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One tends to assume that being Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt also means being wholly untouched by feelings of unpleasantness. Not so in the newest trailer for By the Sea, in which the real-life couple play themselves in an alternate universe where they're still equally beautiful, but intensely, devastatingly sad. Also, it's the '70s?

The film, which was written and directed by Angelina Jolie, appears to have all the qualities of a Lana Del Rey music video, namely, a giant mansion:

A woman solemnly staring out of said mansion:

Slow-motion smoking:

A possibly drugged-out woman lying backwards on a couch:

Theatrical crying:


More theatrical crying:

Definitely drugged-out woman slowly sinking into a tub:

And most importantly, great hair:

To top it off, there's also a truly superb soundtrack. Watch the whole thing here: