Netflix releases trailer for Hillbilly Elegy movie

Enrique Cruz B.

Netflix has released the trailer for Hillbilly Elegy the director’s new movie Ron Howard who is remembered for winning the Oscar in 2002 for best film and best director thanks to the film A Beautiful Mind (2001) and being a director of films like The Da Vinci Code, Willow, Solo: A Star Wars Story.

Netflix releases trailer for Hillbilly Elegy movie

In this new production the director brings together two great actresses, Glenn Close Y Amy Adams, which have been nominated 7 and 6 times respectively but unfortunately so far have not won any statuettes.

The original platform movie Netflix, It is based on the book Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, written by JD Vance. This bestseller is a memoir from his personal life of how he survived precariousness during his childhood and youth thanks to the help of his grandmother.

What can we expect from Ron Howard’s 29th movie? A well-directed, modest film with excellent performances that Netflix would be running for the next Oscars.


JD Vance (Gabriel Basso), a former South Ohio Marine and current Yale law student, is about to land his dream job when a family crisis forces him to return to the home he has long tried to leave behind. JD must navigate the complex dynamics of his Appalachian family, including the volatile relationship with his mother Bev (Amy Adams), who is in the grip of an addiction. Driven by memories of his grandmother (Glenn Close), the strong and cunning woman who raised him, JD realizes that in order to achieve his dreams, he must embrace his roots.

They also act in the movie Haley Bennett from The Devil All The Time (2020); Freida Pinto from Slumdog Millionaire (2008); Bo Hopkins from Vice (2000), and Dylan Gage of the series This is Us.

The scriptwriter Vanessa Taylor, that was nominated for an Oscar for The Shape of Water (2017), was in charge of writing the adaptation of the book.

The feature film will be available from November 24th.



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