Keira Knightley closed lips with Eleanor Tomlinson in Colette trailer

New role: Keira Knightley, 33, closed lips with Eleanor Tomlinson in the latest steamy trailer for period drama Colette

She is not odd to appear in the lead role in period dramas.

And Keira Knightley has returned to the big screen as another brass hero in the latest trailer, released on Friday, for literary drama Colette.

In the intense clip, the actress, 33, plays French novelist Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, and shares a steaming kiss with co-star Eleanor Tomlinson as the character explores her sexuality.

New role: Keira Knightley, 33, closed lips with Eleanor Tomlinson in the latest steamy trailer for period drama Colette

New role: Keira Knightley, 33, closed lips with Eleanor Tomlinson in the latest steamy trailer for period drama Colette

The trailer opens with Keira's Colette and husband Henry Gauthier-Villars – known only as Willy and portrayed by Dominic West.

"You're married to a struggling writer," Willy says, whereupon Colette replies: "And you're married to a country girl without a penny on her name."

Although the beloved couple is seemingly picturesque, it will soon explore the creative world of Paris, with Colette bending down on her writing skills – which soon attracts the attention of the struggling author Willy.

After he informed her about her growing up, Willy then asks: "I have a remarkable idea, can you write for me? & # 39;

Curious: the actress, 33, plays French novelist Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette and shares a steamy kiss with co-star Eleanor Tomlinson while the character examines her sexuality

Curious: the actress, 33, plays French novelist Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette and shares a steamy kiss with co-star Eleanor Tomlinson while the character examines her sexuality

Curious: the actress, 33, plays French novelist Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette and shares a steamy kiss with co-star Eleanor Tomlinson while the character examines her sexuality

Period drama: The trailer opens with Keira's Colette and husband Henry Gauthier-Villars - known only as Willy and played by Dominic West

Period drama: The trailer opens with Keira's Colette and husband Henry Gauthier-Villars - known only as Willy and played by Dominic West

Period drama: The trailer opens with Keira's Colette and husband Henry Gauthier-Villars – known only as Willy and played by Dominic West

Initially surprised by the request, the couple quickly joins forces to produce a novel – titled Claudine – but it is written in Willy's name.

The phenomenal success of their novel launches Willy and Colette in the constellation, becoming the first modern celebrity couple – but it comes with a prize.

With the lack of recognition at Colette, she decides to take matters into her own hands – both emotionally and artistically.

In love: "You're married to a struggling writer," says Willy, where Colette responds: "And you're married to a country girl without a penny on her name."

In love: "You're married to a struggling writer," says Willy, where Colette responds: "And you're married to a country girl without a penny on her name."

In love: "You're married to a struggling writer," says Willy, where Colette responds: "And you're married to a country girl without a penny on her name."

Ideas: after having informed her about her experiences, Willy asks herself: "I have a remarkable idea, can you write for me? & # 39;

Ideas: after having informed her about her experiences, Willy asks herself: "I have a remarkable idea, can you write for me? & # 39;

Ideas: after having informed her about her experiences, Willy asks herself: "I have a remarkable idea, can you write for me? & # 39;

Looking for help: With the lack of recognition at Colette, she decides to take matters into her own hands - both emotionally and artistically

Looking for help: With the lack of recognition at Colette, she decides to take matters into her own hands - both emotionally and artistically

Looking for help: With the lack of recognition at Colette, she decides to take matters into her own hands – both emotionally and artistically

Saucy: Colette examines her sexuality and gender and begins a steamy tryst with the socialite Georgie Raoul-Duval, played by Poldark's Eleanor Tomlinson

Saucy: Colette examines her sexuality and gender and begins a steamy tryst with the socialite Georgie Raoul-Duval, played by Poldark's Eleanor Tomlinson

Saucy: Colette examines her sexuality and gender and begins a steamy tryst with the socialite Georgie Raoul-Duval, played by Poldark's Eleanor Tomlinson

Colette examines her sexuality and gender and starts a steamy contest with socialite Georgie Raoul-Duval, played by Poldark's Eleanor Tomlinson.

The flaming beauty seduces the writer into a passionate affair, where the two parts share a steamy lip lock with Colette.

When she became increasingly desperate to want her legitimate recognition, Colette demanded that her name be on their next novel in a dramatic confrontation with her egomaniac husband.

We keep dynamite here and if it goes off at the wrong time, it can blow our bloody heads away & # 39; Willy complains, before he closes his wife in a room and demands that she write.

Dramatic: increasingly desperate for her rightful recognition, Colette demands that her name be put on their next novel in a confrontation with her egomaniac husband

Dramatic: increasingly desperate for her rightful recognition, Colette demands that her name be put on their next novel in a confrontation with her egomaniac husband

Dramatic: increasingly desperate for her rightful recognition, Colette demands that her name be put on their next novel in a confrontation with her egomaniac husband

Intense: & # 39; We hold dynamite here and if it goes off at the wrong time, it can blow our bloody heads away & # 39; Willy complains, before he puts his wife in a room and demands that she write

Intense: & # 39; We hold dynamite here and if it goes off at the wrong time, it can blow our bloody heads away & # 39; Willy complains, before he puts his wife in a room and demands that she write

Intense: & # 39; We keep dynamite here and if it goes off at the wrong time, it can blow our bloody heads away & # 39; Willy complains, before he puts his wife in a room and demands that she write

Determined: Colette has researched her gender and sexuality and is also struggling with a raw execution, setting the stage on fire with a saucy dance routine inspired by ancient Egypt

Determined: Colette has researched her gender and sexuality and is also struggling with a raw execution, setting the stage on fire with a saucy dance routine inspired by ancient Egypt

Determined: Colette has researched her gender and sexuality and is also struggling with a raw execution, setting the stage on fire with a saucy dance routine inspired by ancient Egypt

After researching her sex and sexuality, Colette also struggles with a raw performance and sets the stage on fire with a boring dance routine inspired by Ancient Egypt.

Rebellious against the cruel actions of her husband, Colette steps up and says to Willy: "You found me when I did not know anything, you formed me in your own desires, you thought I would never be able to come loose, well, you are unequal & # 39 ;.

Finishing off the explosive trailer, a passionate Colette writes: "My name is Colette and the hand holding the pen writes history.

Colette is ready for the release of the UK in January 2019.

Soon available: Colette is ready for the release of the UK in January 2019

Soon available: Colette is ready for the release of the UK in January 2019

Soon available: Colette is ready for the release of the UK in January 2019

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