The film, which examines racism in the South and stars Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Mitchell, Jason Clarke, Rob Morgan and Mary J. Blige, is now available to watch on Netflix.
Pariah director, Dee Rees showcases her powerful southern epic Mudbound in latest trailer.
Following its premiere and upcoming screenings at the Toronto and New York Film Festivals, the stirring film from the director of Pariah and Bessie will premiere on Netflix and select cities on Nov. 17.
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While most of the Hollywood contingent at Sundance has already left Park City, there are still plenty of festival deals being made, chief among them one for Dee Rees’ acclaimed drama Mudbound, which is the hottest acquisition title left on the board.
The Sundance Film Festival has reached its halfway point and the sales market has been brisk thanks to streaming giants like Amazon and Netflix, who as expected, have been as active as anyone in Park City.
Although a major bullet point in the story, director Dee Rees thoughtfully, yet firmly controls the divisive nature of the story and avoids the same rhetoric of predictable racist tropes often seen in films of this ilk to tell a story about the American Dream that is as devastating as it is hopeful.
Mary J. Blige has been added to the all-star cast of Dee Rees’s post-World War II drama, Mudbound. The Grammy Award-winning singer joins Jason Mitchell, Jason Clarke, Garrett Hedlund and Carey Mulligan.