Right before the holidays, an extremely impressive first trailer for The Place Beyond The Pines arrived. The crime drama, which premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, marks a reunion between Ryan Gosling and Blue Valentine helmer Derek Cianfrance. New images and an official teaser poster for the film have made its way online.
Official Extended Synopsis (courtesy of The Playlist):
A mysterious and mythical motorcycle racer, Luke, (Ryan Gosling) drives out of a traveling carnival globe of death and whizzes through the backstreets of Schenectady, New York, desperately trying to connect with a former lover, Romina, (Eva Mendes) who recently and secretly gave birth to the stunt rider’s son. In an attempt to provide for his new family, Luke quits the carnival life and commits a series of bank robberies aided by his superior riding ability. The stakes rise as Luke is put on a collision course with an ambitious police officer, Avery Cross, (Bradley Cooper) looking to quickly move up the ranks in a police department riddled with corruption. The sweeping drama unfolds over fifteen years as the sins of the past haunt the present days lives of two high school boys wrestling with the legacy they’ve inherited. The only refuge is found in the place beyond the pines.
The Place Beyond The Pines arrives in theaters on March 29th, 2013. It’s rumored that the film may show up at SXSW 2013 to build more buzz before its theatrical release. The film stars Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes, Rose Byrne, Ray Liotta, Dane DeHaan, Bruce Greenwood, and Ben Mendelsohn.