DONALD SUTHERLAND “Man on a Train”

Posted: September 25, 2011

It’s our first look at the trailer for Donald Sutherland’s next major motion picture - MAN ON A TRAIN.

Donald Sutherland with Larry Mullen Jr. MAN ON A TRAINThe award winning New Brunswick native stars with U2 Drummer Larry Mullen Jr in the English-language remake of Patrice Leconte's award-winning French film of the same name.

“A mysterious criminal (Mullen Jr.) rolls into a small town planning to knock off the local bank, assuming it will go off without a hitch. But when he encounters a retired poetry professor (Sutherland), his plans take an unlikely turn.

Donald Sutherland with Larry Mullen Jr. MAN ON A TRAIN stillWith no place to stay, the professor generously welcomes him into his home. As the two men talk, a bond forms between these two polar opposites, and surprising moments of humor and compassion emerge. As they begin to understand each other more, they each examine the choices they’ve made in their lives; secretly longing to live the type of lifestyle the other man has lived, based on the desire to escape their own”.

The film premiered earlier this year in Cannes and is part of the Tribeca Film Festival being released on VOD platforms with a limited theatrical release scheduled for some time after October 28, 2011.  Stay tuned for more on that.

Hunger Games with Jennifer LawrenceIn other Sutherland news…as per usual the man is busy, having completed work on two TV movie projects (My Life As an Experiment and Treasure Island), with three feature films in post-production (Sofia, The Hunger Games and the animated film Jock) and currently filming two features (Jappeloup and Dawn Rider)

In the much anticipated The Hunger Games - Sutherland stars as President Snow along side Jennifer Lawrence. That film is set to hit theatres March 23, 2012. SABS

For previous posts on Donald Sutherland check out - Sutherland will star as President Snow, Sutherland Stars with U2's Larry Mullen Jr., Hollywood Walk of Fame, 7 in '11 for Sutherland and Saint John Son Celebrates 75

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