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David Oyelowo and Dianne Wiest Grieve Together In Emotional ‘Five Nights In Maine’ Trailer — Watch

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Five Nights In Maine

“Five Nights In Maine”

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Five Nights In Maine” follows Sherwin (David Oyelowo), a recent widower after his loving wife Fiona (Hani Furstenberg) was killed in a traffic accident. Amidst his depression, he travels to a remote corner of Maine to see Fiona’s hostile, cancer-stricken mother Lucinda (Dianne Wiest) who’s being taken care of by caring nurse Ann (Rosie Perez). Tensions run high as both Sherwin and Lucinda deal with their shared tragedy and express their grief in various difficult ways. Both struggle to come to terms with their rage and fear as well as their love for Fiona. Watch the trailer below and check out some exclusive photos from the film as well.

READ MORE: TIFF First Look: David Oyelowo and Dianne Wiest Lead ‘Five Nights in Maine’

The film is directed by Maris Curran. She previously directed the film “Edge of the Road,” about a family road trip out of the Midwest, and the short film “The Bridge,” about a 14-year-old coming out in his tough Los Angeles neighborhood. Star David Oyelowo is best known for his starring role as Martin Luther King Jr. in Ava DuVernay’s “Selma,” as well as his supporting roles in “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” “Middle of Nowhere,” and Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln.” Meanwhile, Dianne Wiest has won two Best Supporting Actress Oscars for her performances in Woody Allen’s “Hannah and Her Sisters” and “Bullets Over Broadway”; she also co-starred in “The Purple Rose of Cairo,” “Radio Days,” “Parenthood,” “Edward Scissorhands,” “The Birdcage,” and “Synecdoche, New York.”

“Five Nights in Maine” first premiered at last year’s Toronto International Film Festival. It will open in New York and Los Angeles on August 5th.

Five Nights In Maine

“Five Nights In Maine”

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Five Nights In Maine

“Five Nights In Maine”

FilmRise

Five Nights In Maine

“Five Nights In Maine”

FilmRise

Five Nights In Maine

“Five Nights In Maine”

FilmRise

Five Nights In Maine

“Five Nights In Maine”

FilmRise

Five Nights In Maine

“Five Nights In Maine”

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