The Yellow Handkerchief

Release date:February 26, 2010

Studio:Samuel Goldwyn Films

Director:Udayan Prasad

MPAA Rating:PG-13 (for sexual content, some violence, language and thematic elements)


Starring:William Hurt, Maria Bello, Kristen Stewart, Eddie Redmayne


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Plot Summary:

A love story at its core, "The Yellow Handkerchief" is about three strangers of two generations who embark on a road trip through post Katrina Louisiana. Along the way, relationships forge and change in a myriad of ways, leading to the possibility of second chances at life and love. Brett Hanson (William Hurt) dealing with a painful past, crosses paths with Martine (Kristen Stewart), a troubled teenager, and her new 'ride' Gordy (Eddie Redmayne). The trio head out together, each motivated by his/her own reasons: Brett must decide whether he wants to return to the uncertainty of his life and his ex-wife May (Maria Bello) for whom he longs, Martine yearns to escape her family and Gordy hopes to get close to her.