Amazon Studios dropped the full-length trailer for its coming-of-age drama The Tender Bar, directed by George Clooney.
The movie, which is predicated on novelist J.R. Moehringer’s 2005 memoir of the identical identify, depicts the lifetime of a fatherless boy, performed by Daniel Ranieri in his childhood years, rising up on Long Island. The trailer begins with a younger J.R. studying classes from his Uncle Charlie, portrayed by Ben Affleck, who works as a bartender.
“Okay, two guidelines. I’m by no means gonna allow you to win. And I’m gonna at all times let you know the reality,” Uncle Charlie tells J.R. within the clip which additionally exhibits the boy being raised by a single mom (Lily Rabe) and growing a love for studying and writing. The trailer then transitions to indicate J.R ‘s life as a youngster, now performed by Tye Sheridan, as he attends Yale within the Nineteen Eighties. J.R. pursues his dream of changing into a author and begins a relationship with one in all his classmates.
Uncle Charlie, now older and wiser, encourages his nephew after a number of setbacks, saying, “In life, you gotta have ‘it.’ If you don’t have ‘it,’ you’ll by no means get it. And I say you bought it.”
The Tender Bar additionally stars Christopher Lloyd and Briana Middleton. The film’s screenplay was written by Academy Award winner William Monahan (The Departed).
The drama had its worldwide premiere on the BFI London Film Festival on Oct. 10. The Hollywood Reporter’s Sheri Linden wrote of the film, “In its give attention to a working-class neighborhood within the Long Island city of Manhasset, the brand new film favors ’70s earth tones, the extra pale and smoke-stained the higher, and it’s alive with messy, loving clashes and bursts of pleasure.”
The Tender Bar might be proven in choose theaters beginning Dec. 17 earlier than hitting Amazon Prime Video on Jan. 7.
Watch the trailer beneath.