“Promised Land” is the last important film of the year, able to enter in the race for Oscar, according to Deadline. “Promised Land”, directed by Gus Van Sant, after an original script written by John Krasinski and Matt Damon, with France McDormand, John Krasinski, began campaigning for Oscar 2013. Drama is rated among the favorite and likely to receive nominations for several categories.
The director Gus Van Sant has completed final assembly in the last two weeks, and producers from Focus strive to promote the film, aware as they are on the home stretch of the race. Film Academy members who vote for the Oscars ballots received on 17 December and to be surrendered by no later than January 3, 2013. Even before watching news film is shown even those who can vote. Director Cameron Crowe last week organized a screening of “Promised Land” which was attended by Meryl Streep, Sam Mendes, Colin Firth, Kate Hudson, Ben Affleck (who came to the ceremony premierepentru “Man of the Year” title which gave to GQ magazine). In September, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin Oscar hosted a screening of Van Sant attended by Demi Moore, Jennifer Aniston and Ken Howard, SAG President guild.
Synopsis: Steve Butler (Matt Damon) is a representative of a company operating the gas triggers a series of events that will change his life after he arrives in a small town where his employers want to get their hands on local natural resources. Steve is sent to McKinley, a small town with his colleague Sue Thomason (Oscar winner Frances McDormand). In recent years the city was hit hard by the economic downturn, so the two are convinced that locals will acceptaimediat their proposal to force them to give up their rights to their lands and above, will be looked upon as saviors.
But what seemed at first a routine mission to solve in a very short visit career complicates the call because of Frank Yates (Hal Holbrook, Oscar winner), a respected teacher in town who calls his countrymen to offer a more careful consideration of both corporate and personal, after Steve meet Alice (Rosemarie DeWitt). When the landscape is emerging and Dustin Noble (John Krasinski), an environmentalist version, things get hot and dangerous increases stake, both the personal and professional life.