Coming Distractions: Louder Than Bombs trailer features Jesse Eisenberg and sadness, but in a good way

A film about the depression and ennui that creeps into a family during the years after a matriarch’s suicide may be a tough sell for a fun night out at the movies, but this looks like one of those films you’ll be glad you made the effort to catch. Louder Than Bombs follows a father (Gabriel Byrne) and his eldest son (Jesse Eisenberg) as they grapple with whether or not to talk to their younger son/brother (Devin Druid, who played the young pothead version of Louie CK on Louie) about the details of his mother’s suicide.

There’s a lot of “state of the American family”-looking detail on this, but if the gorgeous establishing shots in this trailer don’t convince you to give it a shot, maybe the endorsement of A.V. Club‘s own Ignatiy Vishnavetsky, who caught it at Cannes and called …

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