The exciting debut trailer for the John Hillcoat directed, Lawless, which has just been selected to play in Competition at the Cannes Film Festival, has been released. Set in Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.
What is immediately striking about this film is the stellar ensemble cast - Shia Labeouf, Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Guy Pierce, Jessica Chastain and Mia Masikowska - but having Nick Cave and John Hillcoat (The Proposition) team up again makes this one of the year's most anticipated releases.
It is scheduled for an Australian release on 6 September. Here is the trailer: