Release date, cast, plot and everything we know so far

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has been a popular theme in movies for quite some time. From older films such as taxi driver and First blood to more modern ones such as The injured locker and Thank you for your service, PTSD is a theme filmmakers often address when depicting the horrors of war. However, very few war films focus on physical ailments, and that is where the focus is dam come in. This new movie star Jennifer Lawrence as a returning US soldier struggling to adjust to civilian life due to a traumatic brain injury sustained while fighting in Afghanistan.


If you’re a Lawrence fan or just interested in this movie, here’s a handy, easy-to-follow guide that explains everything we know about so far dam.

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Is Causeway based on a true story?

No, dam not based on a true story. However, the film’s narrative is one that many returning soldiers can probably relate to, and that makes this story even more tragic. Hopefully, dam manages to pay respect to these soldiers and to make their stories known to the general public.

What is Causeway about?

For now, this is the closest we can get to a plot synopsis dam:

Causeway is an intimate portrait of a soldier struggling to adjust to life after returning to New Orleans.

Based on what little there is, this film could offer a dark but effective look at dealing with trauma. Jane Schoettlethis year’s Special Presentations programmer at TIFF wrote that dam “shows an unusual sensitivity to the way we deal with trauma while simultaneously reaching out and protecting ourselves from further harm.” She also wrote that the film “is about what it means to share a home, yourself to draw on an all-star crew of artists … to make New Orleans a central figure in this tale of trust, tenderness, and letting the world into your heart, piece by piece.” It will be interesting to see how the filmmakers will turn New Orleans into a character, but the story will still be very emotional.

Is there a trailer for Causeway?

A trailer for it has not yet been released dam at this time, but we will update this page as soon as it becomes available.

When will Causeway be published and where can it be viewed?

dam will be released on November 4, 2022 AppleTV+, just in time for awards season. It’s not yet known if the film will be in theaters, but considering the Academy has reinstated rules that all films must be in theaters for at least seven days in one of six approved metro areas dam will most likely get a limited theatrical run.

Before, dam celebrated its world premiere at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) on September 10th. The film will also have its European premiere at the British Film Institute’s (BFI) London Film Festival 2022 on October 8th.

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Who is in the cast of Causeway?

Jennifer Lawrence stars as Lynsey, a member of the US Army Corps of Engineers returning to New Orleans grappling with traumatic injuries sustained in a vehicle explosion. The Oscar winner has appeared in action-packed blockbusters such as The hunger Games, X-Men: First Class, and Red Sparrow as well as more dramatic awards such as winter bones, silver linings Playbookand American hustle. Lawrence explained to Vogue how the COVID-19 production delay has impacted their approach to this role:

“Her unsustainable home, her inability to commit to one thing or the other because of these internal injuries, which are completely invisible but huge — I think I connected to that at this particular point in my life. There was so much going on with me at the time that I didn’t realize it. Until I was back, pregnant, married, made it. And I just thought Oh, that’s a woman afraid to commit.

Brian Tyree Henry plays James, a mechanic with similar injuries who bonds with Lynsey over their shared trauma. Henry is best known for gambling Alfred “Paper Boi” Miles in the FX series Atlanta, which earned him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. He has also acted in several films including Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Godzilla vs Kongand fast train. Henry also spoke about how he wanted to approach James and Lynsey’s relationship:

“I’ve always been very aware of what the relationships are like when you have a black man and a white woman in this society. It has something to do with someone seeing another person for who they really are because of what they lost. And that’s what you’re into. And you’re like, Oh, well, I lost too. Will we keep losing together? Are we building each other up?

Other actors there dam contain Linda moon (successor), Stephen McKinley Henderson (dune), Russell Harvard (It will be blood), and Jayne Houdyshell (Only murders in the building).

Who wrote and directed Causeway?

dam is the feature-length directorial debut of Purple Neubauer. She started out in theater and has directed several Off-Broadway plays such as Zoe Kazan‘s Trudy and Max in love, Tom Stoppard‘s arcadiaand Tracy LettsMary Page Marlowe before making her Broadway debut in 2018 Kenneth Lonerganrevival of The Waverly Gallery. She has directed several television and streaming shows including Room 104, maidand College Girls Sex Life. Neugebauer also serves as executive producer dam. The film also comes from first-time writers of screenplays Elizabeth Sanders, Luke Goebeland Ottessa Moshfegh. Despite having zero experience in writing films and TV shows, these three acclaimed writers have still written at least one novel.

The crew of dam includes composer Alex Somers (Captain Fantastic), Camera operator Diego Garcia (wildlife), editor Robert Frazen (I’m thinking of ending things) and Lucian Johnson (Hereditary) and production designer Jack Fisk (It will be blood). dam is produced by Excellent Cadaver, IAC Films and A24. Lawrence founded the first of these three companies, while the other two were already involved in several critically acclaimed films such as lady bird, Unpolished gemsand Everything everywhere at once. As for the distributor of damApple TV+ is hot on their heels KODA won Best Picture at the 2022 Oscarsand this new film will most likely be a major player in the next awards season.

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