We’re pleased to debut the trailer and poster for the upcoming film Jolene. Based on the short story by E.L. Doctorow, the movie follows a young woman (played by Jessica Chastain) through her various relationships as she searches for a better life. Directed by Dan Ireland, the film also stars Dermot Mulroney, Chazz Palminteri, Rupert Friend, Michael Vartan, Denise Richards, and Theresa Russell.
Hit the jump to check out the exclusive trailer and poster as well as the synopsis. Jolene opens in limited release on October 29th.
Here’s the official synopsis for Jolene:
Based on the provocative short story ‘Jolene: A Life’ by celebrated author E. L. Doctorow, director Dan Ireland’s film JOLENE follows a beautiful young red-headed Southern girl from ages fifteen to twenty-five, as she navigates her way through bad foster homes and a failed teenage marriage, escapes from a mental institution, and hits the road looking for love and adventure throughout America. During her journey, Jolene is introduced into a series of relationships with men who all desire her, but misfortune usually intervenes as she searches for the life she yearns.
Click on the poster to see it in high-resolution.