A24 has released the trailer for their upcoming western comedy thriller Slow West, starring Michael Fassbender (X-Men: Days of Future Past), Kodi Smit-McPhee (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes), Ben Mendelsohn (Killing Them Softly), and Caren Pistorius (Offspring). The film is written and directed by John Maclean
The film follows a 16-year-old boy Jay Cavendish (Smit-McPhee) on a journey across 19th Century frontier America in search of Rose (Pistorius), the woman for whom young Cavendish has fallen in love with. Accompanied by mysterious traveler Silas Selleck (Fassbender), who is paid to protect the young man ,the two must contend with a posse of outlaws lead by Payne (Mendelsohn), who looks to get in their way.
Slow West was the recipient of the World Cinema Dramatic Grand Jury Prize following its Sundance debut earlier this year.
The film will premiere on DirecTV April 16th and will arrive in theaters and VOD May 15th.