Must Watch: Beautiful First Trailer for SXSW Favorite 'Short Term 12'
"I take good care of everyone..." This is a must watch trailer for one our favorite indie favorites of 2013, a film called Short Term 12, written & directed by Destin Cretton of Sundance film I Am Not a Hipster. Brie Larson (Tanner Hall, Scott Pilgrim, 21 Jump Street, Don Jon) stars as supervisor at a foster care facility for at-risk teens. The smart, dark comedy tells an incredibly endearing and heartfelt, but challenging and intimate story. It's a beautiful trailer for a film that deserves as much love as it can get. Appearances by Rami Malek, John Gallagher Jr., Kaitlyn Dever and Keith Stanfield as Marcus. Don't miss this one!
Here's the very first trailer for Destin Cretton's Short Term 12, originally from Yahoo:
Short Term 12, written & directed by indie auteur Destin Cretton (I Am Not a Hipster), is told through the eyes of Grace (Brie Larson), a 20-something supervisor at a foster care facility for at-risk teens. Passionate and tough, Grace is a formidable caretaker of the kids in her charge – and in love with her long-term boyfriend and co-worker, Mason (Gallagher Jr). But Grace's own difficult past – and the surprising future that suddenly presents itself – throw her into unforeseen confusion, made all the sharper with the arrival of a new intake at the facility: a gifted but troubled young girl with whom Grace has a charged connection. While the subject matter is complex, this lovingly realized film finds truth-and humor-in unexpected places.
If you haven't read any of the numerous glowing reviews of this film, I suggest reading this one by Germain Lussier on SlashFilm. Cinedigm is releasing Short Term 12 in theaters starting August 23rd this summer.