First Trailer for Sarah Silverman's Brutal Drug Drama 'I Smile Back'

September 11, 2015
Source: YouTube

I Smile Back Trailer

"Don't you want to be happy?" Broad Green Pictures has debuted the first official trailer for I Smile Back, a very emotional drug drama starring Sarah Silverman. This premiered at the Sundance Film Festival to positive reviews, as it's about the struggles of an addicted mother and how much she tries to be clean, but can't escape the depression. The cast includes Josh Charles, Thomas Sadoski, Mia Barron and Skylar Gaertner. It's a brutal film because as much as you hope, and really want, her to get better, she just keeps abusing herself and it's so painful to watch, but so potent in telling the story of this kind of person (who still deserves to be loved). This is also one of Sarah Silverman's best performances to date. Take a look below.

Here's the first official trailer for Adam Salky's I Smile Back, direct from YouTube:

Laney is an attractive, intelligent suburban wife and devoted mother of two adorable children. She has the perfect husband who plays basketball with the kids in the driveway, a pristine house, and a shiny SUV for carting the children to their next activity. However, beneath the fa├žade lie depression and disillusionment that send her careening into a secret world of reckless compulsion. Only very real danger will force her to face the painful root of her destructiveness and its crumbling effect on those she loves. I Smile Back is directed by Adam Salky (of Dare), from a script by Amy Koppleman & Paige Dylan. This first premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Broad Green Pictures will release I Smile Back in theaters this October 23rd.

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  • Ryan
  • TXSteadyEddie
    She's Gross
    • Russell
      I actually think she is very funny and attractive. I never knew she was capable of this kind of performance and I was pleasantly surprised with how good this movie looked.
      • TXSteadyEddie
        Didn't you see her having simulated sex with a real dog in her underwear? Doing all kinds of funky crap with him.
    • TheOct8pus
      I think she's awesome, funny and smart. The dog bit is hilarious. If you wanna compete with the male comic these days, you have to stand out. A little controversy never hurts.
      • Higgens
        Controversy for attention is not funny, Its sad and desperate.
      • grimjob
        Agree, love her. Jesus is Magic is one of the funniest damn stand-up performances I've seen.
  • hooch
    That looks a lot like the house from Home Alone
  • shiboleth
    This could be good.
  • TheOct8pus
    It's nice to see Sarah in some serious roles.
  • Comfortably numb.
    Said it once and I will say it again, comedians make damn fine actors (except for Jerry Seinfeld).
  • Higgens
    Meh, I cant stand her. Not funny, not a good actress.
    • grimjob
      Its funny how polarizing she is with people. You either love her or hate her. Personally I think she's goddamn hilarious. As far as her acting capabilities, never seen her in anything that would require acting chops, but she looks to be pretty good in this.
  • kitano0
    Not a fan of her humor, but this looks good. She is certainly a beautiful woman.
  • NicelyBuilt
    Anyone know if Silvermans close friendship with Harris Whittles, and his story, influenced her/connected her to the role and movie in any ways?
  • BNN667
    I love Sarah Silverman, but I know a lot of people don't. While a small majority may not like her just because she's a "blue" comedian, like Louie C.K., I know the larger majority don't like her because she's a woman doing raunchy humor. It's intimidating for a lot of men for a woman to be intellectually and/or comedically superior or equal to them.
    • backwardsprogress
      "I know the larger majority don't like her because she's a woman doing raunchy humor. It's intimidating for a lot of men for a woman to be intellectually and/or comedically superior or equal to them." Or... people don't like her because she isn't funny. Just admit that you think she is funny because she does raunchy humor that makes you feel both intellectually and comedically less than her.
    • bumboclot
      You mean there are actually people under 70 that are turned off by dirty jokes? Yikes.
  • Uncle Bug Music
    This is the perfect evolution of Silverman's career. Just as Amy Schumer is coming up and continuing the strong female comedian who makes you think twice about what she's doing and saying, Silverman is free to expand into serious roles where Schumer wouldn't be taken seriously...yet.
  • backwardsprogress
    1) Her voice is annoying as hell. 2) Attractive... Seriously? Hell no. 3) That same weekend the movies Burnt and The Last Witch Hunter are playing so yeah... I'll probably never watch this movie. Even if they play it for free on tv. 4) She's so public its hard to separate your expectations of herself in public from the character she is trying to be.
    • BNN667
      Yeeesss, let the hate flow through you!
  • bumboclot
    I can see it's a drama but it still looks WAY funnier than Hangover III was!




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