The Sea of Trees trailer featuring Matthew McConaughey
A24 has revealed the first trailer for The Sea of Trees, the latest film from two-time Oscar nominated director Gus Van Sant (Good Will Hunting, Milk) and starring Oscar winner Mathew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club, Interstellar), Oscar nominee Ken Watanabe (Inception, The Last Samurai) and two-time Oscar nominee Naomi Watts (The Impossible, Mulholland Drive). The cast also includes actors Katie Aselton (“The League”) and Jordan Gavaris (“Orphan Black”). Check out The Sea of Trees trailer below!
Arthur Brennan (McConaughey) treks into Aokigahara, known as the The Sea of Trees, a mysterious dense forest at the base of Japan?s Mount Fuji where people go to contemplate life and death. Having found the perfect place to die, Arthur encounters Takumi Nakamura (Watanabe), a Japanese man who has also lost his way. The two men begin a journey of reflection and survival, which affirms Arthur?s will to live and reconnects him to his love with his wife (Watts).
The producers of The Sea of Trees are Gil Netter (Life of Pi, The Blind Side), Ken Kao (The Nice Guys, Silence) and Kevin Halloran (Million Dollar Arm, Parental Guidance). Also producing are F. Gary Gray, Brian Dobbins, Allen Fischer and Chris Sparling, based on the original screenplay written by Chris Sparling (Buried).
A24 will release the drama The Sea of Trees on August 26.