With all the action films being released this summer there are some excellent dramas that will premiere as well. Most of the dramas we selected have quite an interesting premise that stands out among the rest. The films that follow will be released nationwide.
The film centers on the relationship between Oliver (Ewan McGregor) and Anna (Melanie Laurent) after Oliver’s father, Hal, (Christopher Plummer) passes away. Hal has recently come out as a gay man at the age of seventy-five. Oliver lives then with the lessons that his father has taught him about relationships.
Kidnapped: This film will be released on June 15. It stars Guillermo Barrientos, Dritan Biba and Fernando Cayo. It is directed by Miguel Angel Vivas. This film has no rating or website information listed at this time. This film is about a family that moves to Madrid and is held hostage within their home.
A Better Life: This film will be released on June 24. Demain Bichir; Jose Julian, Joaquin Cosio, Dolores Heredia and Carlos Linares are cast in this film. It is directed by Chris Weitz and has a PG-13 rating.
The film is a multi-generational story about the lengths a parent will achieve to give their children the opportunities the parent never had.
Larry Crowne: This film will be release on July 1. It stars Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Bryan Cranston, Cedric the Entertainer, Taraji P. Henson, Gugu Mbatha Raw, Wilmer Valderrama, Pam Grier, Rami Malek, George Takei, Grace Gummer, Rita Wilson and Jon Seder. It is directed by Tom Hanks and has a PG-13 rating.
Until he was downsized, Larry Crowne (Tom Hanks) was a leader at the company he worked for. Wanting to start over he goes to a local college to further his education. There, he meets people in his class that also want to further themselves and develops a crush on his teacher. Please watch trailer
The Help: This film opens on August 12. The cast includes Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Octavia Spencer and Emma Stone. It is directed by Tate Taylor and has a PG-13 rating. This film is based on the book of the same name and is a New York Times best seller. It is centered on three women who strike up an unlikely friendship, in the 1960’s. They start a secret writing project that will cross societal barriers and put them all at risk.