George Miller, the visionary director behind the Oscar-winning Mad Max: Fury Road, is back at it with another madcap movie adventure.
The trailer to Miller's latest, called Three Thousand Years of Longing, has Idris Elba playing a djinn -- that is, a genie -- who comes to be in the service of Tilda Swinton's bookish, self-described "solitary creature" Alithea.
"I have a question," she asks him. "What does one do with three wishes?"
"You'll see," he replies.
What follows is a trippy visual tour of the heart's desires, from apparent orgies to fantastic battlefields, melting spiders and a mandolin -- a mix that perfectly fits the trailer's promotional copy stating the movie hails "from the genius mind of George Miller."
The film hits theaters August 22.