Armageddon Time Trailer Reveals the Struggles of the American Dream

Armageddon Time

(L to R) Anne Hathaway stars as Esther Graff and Michael Banks Repeta stars as Paul Graff in director James Gray’s ARMAGEDDON TIME, a Focus Features release. Courtesy of Focus Features

The American Dream is a beacon of hope and pursuit of a better life. In reality, the American Dream is a struggle within the family and society portrayed in this coming-of-age story Armageddon Time.

In this 1980s period piece, a young boy strives to understand the family struggles and perceived racism in society.

The film has an all-star cast with Anne Hathaway (Les Misérables, The Dark Knight Rises), Jeremy Strong (Succession, The Trial of the Chicago 7), Banks Repeta (The Black Phone, The Devil All the Time), Jaylin Webb (David Makes Man, The Wonder Years), Tovah Feldshuh (Lady in the Water, Just My Luck), Ryan Sell (House of Cards), and Anthony Hopkins (The Silence of the Lambs, Hitchcock).

James Gray (Ad Astra, The Immigrant) wrote and directed the film.

Here is the official synopsis:

From acclaimed filmmaker James Gray, Armageddon Time is a deeply personal story of the strength of the family, the complexity of friendship, and the generational pursuit of the American Dream.

ALSO CHECK OUT: Armageddon Time Poster Highlights All-Star Cast

Early buzz out of Telluride Film Festival has Armageddon Time as one of the top dramas this year. Some people are already pushing for awards, particularly for Jeremy Strong, the patriarch of the struggling family in the 1980s. With an all-star cast and a reputable director James Gray, it’s an easy call to put this film to be watched by award-winning cinema-goers.

Focus Features releases Armageddon Time in select theaters on Friday, October 28, followed by a nationwide release on Friday, November 11.

Watch the official trailer of Armageddon Time below. Let us know what you think of the trailer.

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Source: Focus Features

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Gig Patta

Gig Patta is a journalist and interviewer for LRM and Latino-Review since 2009. He was a writer for other entertainment sites in the past with Collider and IESB.net. He originally came from the world of print journalism with several years as a reporter with the San Diego Business Journal and California Review. He earned his MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management and BA in Economics from UC San Diego. Follow him on Instagram @gigpatta or Facebook @officialgigpatta.

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