A movie still from Mud (2013). (Photo: FilmNation Entertainment/Movie Insider)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- A film made in Arkansas has released the movie trailer.
The movie Mud was filmed in and around Stuttgart between September and November in 2011.
The movie is written and directed by Little Rock native Jeff Nichols. He also made the movie Take Shelter.
The movie stars Matthew McConaughey and Reese Witherspoon, Academy Award© nominee Sam Shepard, Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon and Golden Globe nominee Sarah Paulson.
Mud is a coming-of-age drama centered around two fourteen-year-old boys who encounter a mysterious fugitive hiding out on an island in the Mississippi. Intrigued by this man, they enter into a pact to help him evade capture and reconnect with the love of his life. Though it is hard for the boys to discern truth from fiction when it comes to Mud, it isn't long until their small Arkansas town is besieged by a beautiful girl with a line of hunters in tow.
The film will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. It will hit theaters April 17.
Mud on IMDB
Mud review on Rotten Tomatoes
Preview of Sundance Film Festival including Mud