November 7, 2014 (limited)
Director: AJ Edwards
Screenwriter: AJ Edwards
Starring: Wes Bentley, Brit Marling, Diane Kruger, Jason Clarke
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Plot Summary: "The Better Angels" tells the untold story of the youth of America's greatest hero. It chronicles the hardships that shaped him, including abandonment by his father in the harsh winter wilderness, the tragedy that marked him forever and the two women who guided him to immortality, putting him on the path to becoming one of the most influential Presidents in United States history, Abraham Lincoln.
Bentley will play the future President's first teacher and Marling will play Nancy, his biological mother who withstood the challenges of pioneer life. Diane Kruger ("Inglourious Basterds") and Jason Clarke ("Public Enemies") will play Lincoln's step-mother and father.