'Under the Silver Lake': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything else you need to know about this dark comic noir

'Under the Silver Lake': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything else you need to know about this dark comic noir

‘Under the Silver lake’ starring Andrew Garfield in the lead role and is produced and directed by David Robert Mitchell, is set to be released on April 19. The movie has already premiered in 2018 Cannes Film festival. The movie is projected as a mystery noir in the official trailer and follows the journey of Sam (Garfield) in unraveling the mystery behind the sudden disappearance of his neighbor Sarah (Riley Keough), on whom he had developed a crush.

Release date 

The movie is set to be released on  April 19,  2019.


When Sam first meets Sarah, he is completely smitten by her captivating charm. Soon both of them develop an interest in each other, spending time together. But something very abrupt happens one fine day when Sarah leaves, unannounced, and her apartment is cleared of everything, except few photographs and a potential secret message drawn on the wall, which Sam later finds out means 'keep quiet'. This is where the plot gets a mystery twist, as Sam, unable to get an answer about Sarah's disappearance gets fixated with signs, secret languages, and codes that he feels encompasses everything from "Silver lakes to the Hollywood Hills." He keeps looking for these mystery codes in traffic signals, music, maps, monuments, video games and becomes more and more obsessed with finding out the missing link that might ultimately connect him to Sarah. Whether Sam gets to find his answer or not, but in the process, he gets involved in a labyrinth of conspiracies. 


The movie has the talented Andrew Garfield in the lead role, who was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in 'Hacksaw Ridge'. He has also appeared in many critically acclaimed movies including 'The Social Network', 'Never Let Me Go' and 'Boy A'.  We will also get to see the model-turned-actor Riley Keough, as Sarah. She is known for her roles in 'Mad Max: Fury Road',  'American Honey', 'It Comes at Night', 'Logan Lucky'. We would also get to see Topher Grace in a very brief role. 

Andrew Garfield attends the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2018 at the Theatre Royal on November 18, 2018 in London, England. (Getty Images)


Riley Keough attends the Louis Vuitton X Grace Coddington Event on October 25, 2018 in New York City.(Getty Images)


The director and writer David Robert Mitchell is not new to mystery or supernatural thrillers. He is known for his genius in 'It Follows' and 'The Myth of the American Sleepover' 

Director David Robert Mitchell attends 'Under The Silver Lake' Press Conference during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 16, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Getty Images)


When Sarah leaves unannounced, Sam finds a mysterious code written across her apartment wall, and the world of code becomes his obsession. Watch the trailer here.




Under The Silver Lake is set to be released on April 19 (IMDb images)


  When Sarah ( Riley Keough) leaves her apartment unannounced, Sam (Andrew Garfield) becomes obsessed with her disappearance. (IMDb images)

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