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New York Film Festival Preview: The Paperboy

(Re-posted from LimitéMagazine.com)

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Screening: Wednesday, October 3, 8:30pm (opens in limited release on Friday, October 5)

Venue: Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC

Series: NYFF50: Main Slate

Set in 1960s racially charged southern Florida, two journalists (Matthew McConaughey and David Oyelowo) attempt to exonerate a convicted man (John Cusack) for the murder of a despicable sheriff. Meanwhile, the younger brother (Zac Efron) of one of the journalists falls for the woman (Nicole Kidman) who is romantically linked to the accused man.

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Preview: The Paperboy

I’m not really sure what to make of Lee Daniels’s follow-up to the Oscar-winning Precious (2009), but this vintage-looking poster for The Paperboy is pretty sweet. The film stars Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron, John Cusack, Nicole Kidman, and David Oyelowo. It screened at this year’s Cannes Film Festival and opens this December by Millennium Entertainment. (The trailer is below.)

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