‘Wake Up’ Trailer: Olivia Wilde Directs Margaret Qualley in A Brand-New Short

The Playlist | 1/23/2020 | Charles Barfield
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Ever since Olivia Wilde made her directorial debut on “Booksmart” last year, film fans have been anxiously awaiting her next project behind the camera. We just assumed we’d have to wait a while for her next feature before we see Wilde step into the director’s chair. However, thanks to a new short film, “Wake Up,” Wilde is giving fans a chance to see what else she can do as a helmer.

In the new trailer for “Wake Up” (via People), we see that the director has teamed up with up-and-coming actress Margaret Qualley for a new short that seems to blend music, dance, and some unique imagery to tell a story of a hospital patient that wakes up and is desperately trying to connect with the world.

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“It was such a thrill to collaborate with Margaret Qualley to tell this story about what it means to be human,” Wilde said. “With legendary cinematographer Matty Libatique and the rest of our extraordinary crew, I had the chance to make something wild and strange and timely.”

As Wilde says, the...
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