21 December 2011 2:03 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

How is Robert Smith of The Cure not suing Sean Penn for, I don.t know, copyright infringement? Have you seen the Oscar winning actor in promotional images for Paolo Sorrentino.s This Must Be the Place? He.s virtually playing the Goth rocker, only instead of crooning .Pictures of You. or "Friday I'm In Love" he.s hunting the Nazi war criminal who persecuted his father. I know it sounds strange, but the full Place trailer (via BleedingCool likely will explain in greater detail: In addition to Penn.s performance, which is delightfully quiet and quirky, I.m struck by the imagery in Sorrentino.s cinematography. That shot of an open highway leading into a cloudy sky is gorgeous. There are a number of eye-catching images in the trailer, and I.m not just talking about Goth Penn (though he.s hard to forget). The story, from Umberto Contarello, »

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