Maggie Pehanick
May 23, 2011 AT 10:36 PM EDT

Those not completely terrified by Michael Shannon already (see: his ragey, sexually repressed FBI agent in Boardwalk Empire) will enjoy this new trailer of Take Shelter. The creepy pic, directed by Jeff Nichols and helmed by Sony Pictures Classics, recently earned critical lauds at Cannes.

If Shelter lives up to its intriguing, eerie teaser (equipped with birds flying in formation and floating furniture, both entities seemingly of the evil variety) we can definitely see why. Check out the trailer below: 

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