WHO’S IN IT?

Glenn Close (The Wife), Amy Adams (Vice), Gabriel Basso (The Kings of Summer), Owen Asztalos (Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul), Haley Bennett (The Girl on the Train), Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire), Bo Hopkins (The Wild Bunch)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind), director, producer; Vanessa Taylor (The Shape of Water), writer; Brian Grazer (Apollo 13) and Karen Lunder (Gifted), producers; David Fleming (The Perfect Guy) and Hans Zimmer (Inception), composers; Maryse Alberti (The Wrestler), cinematographer; James Wilcox (Depraved), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

J.D. Vance (Basso), a former Marine and currently a law student at Yale, is forced to return to his southern Ohio roots during a family crisis. There, he begins to navigate the complicated layers of his Appalachian family, from his hostile relationship with his drug-addicted mother Bev (Adams) to his memories of the whip-smart and resilient grandmother (Close) who raised him…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Ron Howard directs the inspiring true story of J.D. Vance’s harsh upbringing, which documents a number of generations of his Appalachian family who are brought to life by vivid performances from Glenn Close and Amy Adams.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

TUESDAY 24TH NOVEMBER 2020 (AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX)

 

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