Official 'Jolene' trailerThe official trailer for 'Jolene', based on the short story by E.L. Doctorow and directed by Dan Ireland - starring Jessica Chastain (Veronica Mars, Blackbeard), Dermot Mulroney (Georgia Rule, The Wedding Date), Michael Vartan (Alias, Never Been Kissed), Rupert Friend (Pride & Prejudice), Frances Fisher (Titanic), Denise Richards (Wild Things), and Chazz Palminteri, has finally been released!
"'Jolene' is the story about ten years in a young girl's life, who, having grown up in a succession of uncaring and abusive foster homes, marries a young man at 15 in the hope of escaping, and finding a home where she might find some love and happiness. Unfortunately, a bad decision on her part results in catastrophe and ultimately lands her in an institution for young women. After a year of hell, climaxing with an affair with a prison guard, she manages to escape and is finally on the road to freedom and finding herself. In her quest, she passes through a series of relationships, adventures and misfortunes which take her across America, in search of the life she dreams of."
The film is currently in negotiation with a US distributor, hopefully it'll get a set release date soon!
source 1 (youtube), source 2 (imdb), and source 3 (official jolene website)