Director Roman Polanski isn't really known for comedy, but the trailer for Carnage, based on a play of the same name, proves that he's not afraid to try it. Kate Winslet and Christoph Waltz star as a couple whose son has gotten into a fight with another child at school, and they try to resolve the issue with the kid's parents, played by Jodie Foster and John C. Reilly. The parental mediation is what brings them together, but there's clearly a lot more at play here, particularly the relationship of each couple.
With three Oscar winners and one nominee making up the small cast, the movie definitely seems to be rife with top-notch performances — and laughs as well. See if you can suppress a giggle when the ever-composed Winslet drunkenly cusses out Foster or Waltz reveals his wife's awkward pet name. Watch the trailer to see more outbursts and petty arguments when you read more.
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