First Pics Of Dee Rees’ Sundance 2017 Selection ‘Mudbound’

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First Pics Of Dee Rees’ Sundance 2017 Selection ‘Mudbound’
Posted by Wilson Morales

December 5, 2016

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Making its World Premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival will be director Dee Rees’ WWII indie drama ‘Mudbound,’ starring Carey Mulligan, Jason Clarke, Jason Mitchell, Mary J. Blige, Garrett Hedlund, Rob Morgan and Jonathan Banks.

Based on Hillary Jordan’s 2008 novel of the same name, in which Virgil Williams wrote the screenplay with Dees, the film centers around a city worker in a WWII-torn country who relocates his family to a failing Mississippi farm and is forced to overcome insurmountable hardships, including his brother’s return from war. This epic pioneer story is about friendship, heritage and the unending struggle for and against the land.

Cassian Elwes (Elevated), Charles King (Macro), Kim Roth, Sally Jo Effenson Chris Lemole, Tim Zajaros and Carl Effenson are producing. Poppy Hanks will exec produce. MACRO will co-finance with Zeal. Good Universe is selling foreign rights.


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