The Quiver Distribution has released the new and intense official trailer for Falling, directorial and screenplay debut of Viggo Mortensen who will also play the film, revealing in doing so also the official release date of the film, which will arrive in selected cinemas and on demand on February 5, 2021.
Always written by the star of Green Book e Hidalgo, the film follows the story of John Petersen - also played by Mortensen - a gay man inviting his conservative father into his home of Los Angeles. Their world will be turned upside down when their father Willis finds himself living with John, his partner Eric and their adopted daughter, Monica.
In the role of the father we will find precisely Lance Henriksen (Aliens - Final Showdown), while Laura Linney will play the protagonist's sister. Also in the cast will be Hannah Gross (Mindhuner) as John's mother (in flashback scenes, as shown in the footage) and Terry Chen as Eric.
For his directorial debut, Mortensen was able to collaborate with cinematographer Marcel Zyskind, with whom he has previously worked for The two faces of January, production designer Carol Spier, a frequent collaborator of David Cronenberg, who met on the set of de The promise of the murderer e A History of Violence, both films signed by the Canadian director.
his Falling, Mortensen also wrote a touching cover letter.