Pathé has released the feature trailer for Denis Villeneuve’s Enemy.

The film is based on the novel The Double  by José Saramago, and follows a college professor who becomes increasingly obsessed with tracking down the actor he sees that looks remarkably like him.

Prisoners director Villeneuve is reteaming with star Jake Gyllenhaal, who takes the lead alongside a cast that includes Mélanie Laurent, Isabella Rossellini, and Sarah Gadon.

Enemy opens in the US on March 14th, with no word on an Irish release as of yet.

Enemy tells the story of a university lecturer named Adam (Gyllenhaal) who is nearing the end of a relationship with his girlfriend Mary (Laurent). One night, while watching a film, Adam spots a minor actor who looks just like him. Consumed by the desire to meet his double, Adam tracks down Anthony, an actor living with his pregnant wife Helen (Gadon) and engages him in a complex and dangerous struggle. The film is a haunting and provocative psychosexual thriller about duality and identity, where in the end only one man will survive.

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