EXCLUSIVE: Leave No Tracewas acquired by Bleecker Street in Sundance this year and now we are getting a first look at the trailer for the film that stars Ben Foster and Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie. It was directed by Debra Granik (Winters Bone). The film, which will release in theaters on June 29th, was adapted by Granik and Anne Rosellini from the Peter Rock novel My Abandonment.
Graniks 2010 film Winters Bone, which was nominated for four Academy Awards (including Best Picture) launched Jennifer Lawrences career. This time the attention is on Harcourt McKenzie. This film has been given rave reviews and critics are doing the comparisons already saying this is the breakout role for the young actress. Granik can certainly find and nurture talent.
The film follows a guy named Will (played by Foster) and his teenage daughter, Tom (Harcourt McKenzie) who have lived off the grid for years in the forests of Portland, Oregon. When their idyllic life is shattered, both are put into social services. After clashing with their new surroundings, Will and Tom set off on a harrowing journey back to their wild homeland. The film also stars Jeff Kober and Dale Dickey.
Bron Studios and Topic Studios were behind the film, which Anne Harrison, Linda Reisman and Anne Rosellini produced.