, an upcoming drama which comes from director Julia Dyer
, is set to open in limited theaters next month. Today, we finally have the first trailer for the whole thing, and I’m sure you’re going to love this short video. Why
? Well, ’cause they already describe it as funny, wise and powerful story set in 1975. And, do you know where your
Directed by Julia Dyer
, the movie is set in the suburbs during the 1970s, and the story unfolds like a dream wrapped around a family drama, one in which all members of the Cantwell family struggle to find their way in a rapidly changing world.
Starring John Hawkes
, Molly Parker
, Olivia Harris
and Cody Linley
, The Playroom
is set to hit limited theaters on February 8th, 2013.
Maggie is a vulnerable yet tempestuous teenager who acts as big sister and surrogate mother to her three younger siblings. Upstairs in the attic she tells them fantastical stories, but only to mask what is happening downstairs. As her hard-drinking parents, Martin and Donna, entertain guests, Maggie grapples with their flawed choices and is thrust into a world she might not be ready for.
Let us know what you think about this movie, and stay tuned for more updates!