Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are unhappily married in first trailer for By the Sea

The real-life newlyweds are starring in their first film together since Mr and Mrs Smith

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Brace yourself for Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie as you’ve never seen them before.

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Rather than enjoy a honeymoon like regular folk, the newlyweds spent the months after their nuptials filming scenes in which they play a desperately unhappy married couple. Written and directed by Jolie, the pair’s new film – titled By the Sea – follows a couple “with issues” (an understatement, judging by the trailer) who holiday on the coast in a last-ditch attempt to save their marriage.

But while the new teaser offers an exciting glimpse of the Jolie-Pitts’ first on-screen collaboration in ten years, don’t expect the sort of fiery chemistry we witnessed in Mr and Mrs Smith. What starts out as an uneasy peace soon descends into a violent war of words as the couple’s (fictional) marriage hangs by a thread.

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Take a look at the trailer below:

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