Focus Features has released the official trailer and poster for Stillwater, opening in theaters on July 30, 2021. You can view the trailer and poster by scrolling down.
A dramatic thriller directed by Academy Award winner Tom McCarthy and starring Matt Damon, Stillwater follows an American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma who travels to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter, in prison for a murder she claims she did not commit.
Confronted with language barriers, cultural differences, and a complicated legal system, Bill builds a new life for himself in France as he makes it his personal mission to exonerate his daughter.
The movie also stars Abigail Breslin and Camille Cottin.
Stillwater was written by McCarthy, Marcus Hinchey, Thomas Bidegain, and Noé Debré. The producers include Steve Golin, Tom McCarthy, Jonathan King, and Liza Chasin.
McCarthy’s credits also include Spotlight, The Station Agent, The Visitor, and Win Win. Spotlight won the Academy Award for Best Picture and won McCarthy the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, as well as a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Director.
McCarthy co-wrote the Pixar film Up with Bob Peterson and Pete Docter, for which they received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay. McCarthy also wrote the film Million Dollar Arm and served as a director and executive producer for the Netflix television series 13 Reasons Why.
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