Hardy plays Ivan Locke, a man in a race against time, in Steven Knight's movie
Ivan Locke has an urgent message about concrete in the first clip from "Locke," a thriller starring Tom Hardy in the titular role.
If that sounds particularly vague, that is the intention. Locke admits that the recipient of the call — a man named Gareth — will not understand the message he is relaying most urgently as he drives his car at night.
In the movie, Locke races against time to prevent his life from unraveling. Steven Knight directed the film, which unfolds real time.
"Locke" premieres at the Venice Film Festival Sept. 2. Watch the 46-second clip: