Promised Land Poster

Release Date: December 28th, 2012

DVD Release Date: April 23rd, 2013

R|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
Corporate sales partners Steve Butler (Matt Damon) and Sue Thomason (Frances McDormand) arrive in a small town to secure drilling rights for a natural-gas company. They believe that the economic decline has done their work for them and that the townspeople will happily accept whatever offer they make. However, they don't consider the objections of a respected schoolteacher (Hal Holbrook) and the leader (John Krasinski) of a grassroots campaign against the company's objective.

Cast: Matt Damon, John Krasinski, Frances McDormand, Rosemarie DeWitt, Hal Holbrook, Lucas Black, Scoot McNairy, Titus Welliver

Director: Gus Van Sant

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Sunday Night, Media Farm, Pearl Street

Distributors: Focus Features

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