Worth Watching - Aug 8: International Fireflies in the Garden Trailer
by Alex Billington
August 9, 2008
The first international trailer for Fireflies in the Garden has been discovered online. Unfortunately I agree with Cinematical, this isn't the greatest trailer, but I feel like I can see through it to a better film within. If you thought the ensemble cast for Winged Creatures was impressive, what until you hear the line-up in this: Willem Dafoe, Julia Roberts, Ryan Reynolds, Emily Watson, Carrie-Anne Moss, Ioan Gruffudd, and even everyone's favorite cheerleader, Hayden Panettiere. Seeing trailers like this really gets me in the mood for the upcoming film festival and Oscar season. Fireflies in the Garden will definitely be on my list of films to see. However, I've got to wonder, are ensemble dramas the new big thing?
Watch the international trailer for Fireflies in the Garden:
Fireflies in the Garden is both written and directed by up-and-coming Dennis Lee, of only Jesus Henry Christ previously. The film first premiered at the Berlin Film Festival earlier this year and is already playing in theaters across Europe. Remarkably, the film doesn't even have a US distributor yet, although we can expect it to be picked up by someone by the year's end, if not earlier. You can expect Fireflies in the Garden to hit theaters sometime in late 2008 or early 2009.
Reader Feedback - 13 Comments
Whoa. Looks like an exceptional drama. All these actors seem to have found the roles they were looking for, good casting. God damn that Hayden Panteniere is fucking gorgeous!
Dave V. on Aug 9, 2008
It has ryan reynolds in it Ill see it for sure. He is one of the most underrated actors in hollywood and his career is only gonna go up. I also like how he does mainstream and independent films and he varies his roles like Johnny depp does.
Unseen on Aug 9, 2008
i saw the nines just the other day. it was a bit congusing but ryan reynolds could truely act. i will check this out. And it has the hero chick too. should be good.
Darrin on Aug 9, 2008
Looks really good, but the trailer was too sappy. With a cast like that how wasn't this picked up yet?
Ryan on Aug 9, 2008
it has Hayden Panettiere....count me in
Mr. Pockets on Aug 9, 2008
Looks promising 😉
Shero on Aug 10, 2008
I never saw such good looking people all together. Must be the water where they live in this film
Crapola on Aug 10, 2008
"You can expect Fireflies in the Garden to hit theaters sometime in late 2008 or early 2009." This premiered on friday in Finland. Seems pretty interesting. Probably gonna go see it soon!
Max on Aug 11, 2008
nice cast. I look forward to seeing it. It would be a nice December pic.
dave13 on Aug 11, 2008
Looks pretty convoluted and messy.
David on Aug 11, 2008
i was sold in the first 20 seconds of the trailer but then i had to return it to the store after i saw the rest of it just didnt fit me
jont on Aug 13, 2008
Eh ... I ... dunno ... the older I get the less I care to spend 90 minutes enveloped in angst. Still, can't beat the cast. Pretty solid.
celluloiter on Aug 15, 2008
Josh on Sep 8, 2008
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