As anyone who caught it at Cannes earlier this year could tell you, John Hillcoat's follow-up to "The Road," "Lawless," is brutally violent, fully meriting its R rating. The Weinstein Company just released a new red-band trailer for the film, which opens August 29, that gives a better sense than the standard trailer of just what viewers are in for, should they seek it out.

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Based on Matt Bondurant's 2008 novel "The Wettest County in the World," which detailed the real-life exploits of the bootlegging Bondurant brothers in Prohibition-era Virginia, "Lawless" boasts a starry cast that includes Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska, Gary Oldman and Guy Pearce.

Check out the red-band trailer: