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Buster's Mal Heart Trailer Shows Rami Malek's Double Life

Mr. Robot star Rami Malek takes the lead in the upcoming film Buster's Mal Heart, and the flick's first trailer proves that he's at it again playing characters whose heads and hearts are split in two directions.

Written and directed by Sarah Adina Smith, Buster's Mal Heart appears a strange, swirling tale that centers around a man and his dissociative brain. The initial glimpse into the intellectually-skewed drama flick features Malek at what is arguably his very best: acting out the pain of oscillating between two altered states of being, unable to identify which man he is and which man is just an illusion.

Check out the full trailer above, and read the film's synopsis below:

"The film follows a mountain man on the run from authorities who survives the winter by breaking into empty vacation homes. He's haunted by a recurring dream of being lost at sea only to discover that the dream is real: He is one man in two bodies."

Early critics who've viewed Buster's Mal Heart have already begun singing its praises. ScreenCrush writer Britt Hayes said of the film: "A somewhat surrealistic portrait of schizophrenia, Buster's Mal Heart depicts mental health issues with empathy, sorrow, and humor. It may seem as though Smith is keeping the viewer at arm's length with an elusive narrative and slippery allusions to the Biblical tale of Jonah and the Whale, but her fragmented style is apt for the characters within."

Additionally, D'Marge critic Elyse Romano called the film a "visceral mind bender" that will "provoke discussion long after it turns your world upside-down."

While the film won't hit theaters until April 28, fans can still catch more of Rami Malek in the meantime in USA Network's Mr. Robot and by reading all the insane Mr. Robot fan theories that are total game-changers.