Netflix ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ trailer: Glenn Close and Amy Adams powerful dialogues

Netflix released the first official trailer for the upcoming family drama 'Hillbilly Elegy' on Tuesday.


‘Hillbilly Elegy’ trailer is out now.

Netflix released the first official trailer for the upcoming family drama ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ on Tuesday.

Based on J.D. Vance’s memoir of the same name, the film follows three generations of an Appalachian family now living in Ohio.


‘Hillbilly Elegy’ stars Gabriel Basso as Vance, Amy Adams as his mother, Bev, and Glenn Close as his grandmother, Bonnie.

Close and Adams play a mother and daughter who are struggling to find work, while raising their multi-generational family.

The movie is told from the perspective of Adams’ character’s son, J.D. Vance (Gabriel Basso), a former Marine from southern Ohio and current Yale Law student who is forced to return to his hometown.


Directed by Academy Award winner Ron Howard, ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ also stars Haley Bennett, Freida Pinto, Bo Hopkins and Owen Asztalos.

Vanessa Taylor, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter for ‘Shape of Water,’ wrote the script. Howard, Karen Lunder, and Brian Grazer are producing for Imagine Entertainment, while Julie Oh and J.D. Vance will serve as executive producers.

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ is set to be released in select theaters and on Netflix on Nov. 24.


We have some powerful dialogues from the trailer. Check out Dialogues below:

“I thought your mama, was gonna be alright, be happy” – Glenn Close
“I know I could’ve done better. But you, you gotta decide” – Glenn Close
“You want to be somebody… or not?” – Glenn Close
“I’ve been doing real good. I just had a down month” – Amy Adams
“I got an interview tomorrow, Mom” – Gabriel Basso
“Oh, you know me. I always land on my feet” – Amy Adams

“You let her get away with this every time” – Owen Asztalos
“I told you that I would do better” – Amy Adams
“Never had a life where I wasn’t thinkin’ about the kids” – Amy Adams
“At some point, you’re gonna have to take responsibility… or someone else… is gonna have to step in!” – Glenn Close
“Hasta la vista, baby” – Glenn Close
“Everyone in this world is one of three kinds. Good terminator, a bad terminator, and neutral” – Glenn Close
“Family’s the only thing that means a goddamn” – Glenn Close