The Keeping Room trailer pits Brit Marling against Sam Worthington
Drafthouse Films has revealed the trailer for their revisionist/feminist Western The Keeping Room, starring Brit Marling (Arbitrage, The East), Sam Worthington (Avatar, Wrath of the Titans) and Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit, Pitch Perfect 2). Check out The Keeping Room trailer below!
In this radically reimagined American Western set towards the end of the Civil War, Southerner Augusta (Marling) encounters two renegade, drunken soldiers (Worthington) who are on a mission of pillage and violence. After escaping an attempted assault, Augusta races back to the isolated farmhouse that she shares with her sister Louise (Steinfeld) and their female slave Mad (newcomer Muna Otaru.) When the pair of soldiers track Augusta down intent on exacting revenge, the trio of women are forced to take up arms to fend off their assailants, finding ways to resourcefully defend their home–and themselves–as the escalating attacks become more unpredictable and relentless.