Watch: Michael Fassbender & Kodi Smit-McPhee in 'Slow West' Trailer

March 24, 2015
Source: Apple

Slow West

Before the film even premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, the New Zealand production Slow West was picked up by A24 for distribution, and the film starring Michael Fassbender (X-Men: Days of Future Past) and Kodi Smit-McPhee (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) will arrive this summer. And now the first trailer has arrived for the story that follows 16-year-old Jay Cavendish (Smit-McPhee) journeying across the American frontier in search of the woman he loves. He's joined by Silas (Fassbender), a mysterious traveler, and hotly pursued by an outlaw named Payne (Ben Mendelsohn) along the way.

Here's the first trailer for John Maclean's Slow West, originally in high def from Apple:

Slow West

Above - first poster via IMPAwards for A24's release of John Maclean's Slow West in theaters this summer.

Slow West

Slow West is written and directed by John Maclean, former member of the music group Beta Band. The film follows a teenage boy Kodi Smit-McPhee) on a journey across 19th century frontier America in search of the woman he loves, while accompanied by mysterious traveler Silas (Michael Fassbender). Jay's journey is fraught with danger, double-crossing and violence as he comes to realize America is not easy on the innocent. Ben Mendelsohn also stars in the film which A24 will release in limited theaters starting on May 15th. For more info on the film, visit the official website at or follow @A24 for updates.

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Reader Feedback - 6 Comments


Now that's what I'd call a bad poster. What the hell's wrong with Smit-McPhee's face??

Tuomas Lassila on Mar 24, 2015


Good cast, good to see the Hound too.

Carpola on Mar 24, 2015


I like Westerns and I liked Mendelsohn in Starred Up. After seeing his performance in that film I've always looked forward to seeing more of him. He's an excellent actor. I'm sure he'll be a bad, bad man in this Mendelsohn makes it worth the trek to the theatre for me. Thanks for the heads-up, Ethan.

Bo on Mar 24, 2015


Yes. Yes. Yes, More Westerns for US!!!

DAVIDPD on Mar 24, 2015


Western got a bit awry. Or, at least, it looks that way ...

shiboleth on Mar 25, 2015


I don't particularly like Westerns, but I'd watch anything with Fassbender.

liyanc on Mar 27, 2015

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