A Bigger Splash is a 2015 English-language Italian-French erotic thriller film directed by Luca Guadagnino and written by Alain Page and David Kajganich, loosely inspired by La Piscine. The film stars Tilda Swinton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Ralph Fiennes and Dakota Johnson. It competed for the Golden Lion at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival.
Marianne Lane (Tilda Swinton), a famous rock star, and her photographer boyfriend, Paul (Matthias Schoenaerts), are vacationing on the remote Italian island of Pantelleria, when they are disrupted by the unexpected visit of an old friend, Harry (Ralph Fiennes), and his daughter, Penelope (Dakota Johnson).
The first promo still of A Bigger Splash featuring Matthias Schoenaerts, Tilda Swinton, Dakota Johnson and Ralph Fiennes was released on 27 July 2015. A new set of movie stills were released on 3 September 2015. The first clip was released on 5 September 2015. Tilda Swinton appeared on the cover of the Autumm/Winter 2015 issue of AnOther Magazine, but not as herself, she appeared as her character in A Bigger Splash, Marianne Lane. In a work of fiction co-authored by Swinton, Glenn O’Brien, Luca Guadagnino, and Dave Kajganich, Marianne Lane gave an interview for the magazine based around events in the film.
The first international teaser trailer was released on 1 October 2015. The second trailer was released on 5 January 2016. The second clip from the film was released on 15 January 2016. Fox Searchlight released the first U.S. trailer on February 10, 2016.