While Black Mirror’s fourth season may not have a release date, the marketing team have been releasing teasers for some time.
Following a trailer featuring snippets from all six episodes, a teaser for the Jodie Foster-directed ‘Arkangel’ has been released, revealing another unsettling premise.
In the minute-long clip, we see a mother (La La Land’s Rosemarie DeWitt) taking her child to the park. However, Sarah quickly goes missing, giving the mother a scare.
She then enters a creepy facility where lab-coat wearers inject the child with a device (presumably an Arkangel) after saying heir mantra: “The key to good parenting is control.” Watch below.
Speaking to The Independent earlier this year, the show’s producer Annabel Jones offered some in-depth details about the episode.
“This one’s like an indie movie set in blue-collar America, even though we filmed it in Canada,” she said. “It follows a mother who has a young daughter and faces that perennial question of how to look after a child in an increasingly technical world; it taps into helicopter parenting…
“I always hope that whatever we tackle, it’s never on the nose and just more in the background but this episode asks how do you be a responsible mother in a world in which you can be all-powerful and omnipresent? How do you exercise responsibility? How do you ensure you give your child independence in a world in which you can have a lot of control?”
Jones also gave details on the other five episodes which will debut on Netflix at some stage in the future.
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