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First Trailer and Poster for Ron Howard’s HILLBILLY ELEGY, Starring Glenn Close and Amy Adams

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Howard's adaptation of the bestselling memoir comes to Netflix in November.

Adapted from JD Vance's bestselling memoir, director Ron Howard's Hillbilly Elegy stars Gabriel Basso as Vance, a Yale student forced to return to his troublesome Appalachian home amid a family crisis. Amy Adams, Glenn Close, Haley Bennett, Freida Pinto, Bo Hopkins and Owen Asztalos also star.

Hillbilly Elegy is on Netflix from November 24th.

Check out the trailer and poster below.


The official synopsis reads:

J.D. Vance (Gabriel Basso), a former Marine from southern Ohio and current Yale Law student, is on the verge of landing his dream job when a family crisis forces him to return to the home he’s tried to forget. J.D. must navigate the complex dynamics of his Appalachian family, including his volatile relationship with his mother Bev (Amy Adams), who’s struggling with addiction. Fueled by memories of his grandmother Mamaw (Glenn Close), the resilient and whip-smart woman who raised him, J.D. comes to embrace his family’s indelible imprint on his own personal journey.

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