Watch the trailer for Richard Linklater's new film "Last Flag Flying"

Starring Bryan Cranston, Laurence Fishburne, and Steve Carrell.

  • · Posted 6 months Ago
  •  BY Joe Reeve

The first trailer for Last Flag Flying, the latest film from director Richard Linklater (Boyhood, Dazed and Confused), has just been released.

With an impressive cast featuring Bryan Cranston, Laurence Fishburne, and Steve Carrell, the film follows the story of three former Vietnam War veterans, Doc, Sal, and Mueller, who reunite to bury Doc’s son who tragically died while serving in the Iraq war.

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Take a look at the first trailer for it above and read the synopsis for the film below. It's out on 3 November.

In 2003, 30 years after they served together in the Vietnam War, former Navy Corps medic Richard “Doc” Shepherd (Steve Carell) re-unites with ex-Marines Sal (Bryan Cranston) and Mueller (Laurence Fishburne) on a different type of mission: to bury Doc’s son, a young Marine killed in the Iraq War. Doc decides to forgo burial at Arlington Cemetery and, with the help of his old buddies, takes the casket on a bittersweet trip up the East Coast to his home in suburban New Hampshire. Along the way, Doc, Sal and Mueller reminisce and come to terms with shared experiences of the war that continue to shape their lives. Director Richard Linklater and author Darryl Ponicsan collaborated on the screenplay which follows the trio as they wrestle with the pangs of war both past and present.

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