Trailer Watch: Jennifer Lawrence Returns Dwelling From Conflict in Lila Neugebauer’s “Causeway”

“If it will get darkish, you simply journey it,” Jennifer Lawrence is suggested in a brand new trailer for “Causeway.” The Oscar winner is eyeing her fifth nomination for the drama, which sees her enjoying Lynsey, a navy engineer who returns dwelling to the New Orleans from Afghanistan with a a debilitating mind harm in addition to trauma to unpack.

The spot is sparse on plot particulars, however reveals Lynsey connecting with a brand new good friend (Brian Tyree Henry, “Atlanta”) and beginning a job cleansing swimming pools.

Described as “a quiet however devastating, and finally uplifting, story about coming to phrases and transferring ahead” in its official synopsis, “Causeway” marks theater director Lila Neugebauer’s function debut. “It’s an excavation of how we cope and start to heal, one seemingly small — generally painful, generally revelatory — step at a time,” she advised us. “I’m endlessly fascinated by how the obstacles that intrude with our skill to make progress are sometimes inner — and a lot of the time, now we have to confront these inner blocks, obfuscations, and narratives earlier than we are able to meaningfully start to vary.”

Finest recognized for guiding a Tony-nominated revival of “The Waverly Gallery,” Neugebauer’s TV directing credit embody “Maid” and “The Intercourse Lives of Faculty Women.”

Lawrence gained an Oscar for “Silver Linings Playbook” and scored nods for “Pleasure,” “American Hustle,” and her breakout movie, “Winter’s Bone.” She was final seen in “Don’t Look Up.”

“Causeway” will premiere in choose theaters and globally on Apple TV+ on November 4. Ottessa Moshfegh, Elizabeth Sanders, and Luke Goebel penned the script. Lawrence is among the many pic’s producers.



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