How hard is Angelina Jolie’s wig working in the trailer for By The Sea?

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Today the first trailer for Angelina Jolie-Pitt’s directorial follow-up to Unbroken was released. It’s a period piece set in the ’70s about a couple whose marriage goes through some turbulent shit when they relocate to the south of France. Did I mention that Jolie-Pitt and her husband, famous actor Brad Pitt, play the married couple? And that they, too, live in the south of France? (With a vineyard, of course; and I’ve tried their rosé, of course; because when someone offers you “Brangelina rosé” you don’t say no.)

To get into character for this emotionally taxing role, Angelina must partake in that most hallowed of Important Actress rites of passage: the Hardworking ’70s Wig. The load the HSW bears is no trifle: it must be ’70s enough…

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