A trailer has been released for the indie comedy film, Furlough. It stars Tessa Thompson, Melissa Leo, Whoopi Goldberg, La La Anthony.
Distributed by IFC Films, it will be in theaters and VOD on March 16.
Furlough centers on a woman (Thompson) who lives with and cares for her aging mother (Goldberg), while working part-time at a jail. At work, she is given a chance to show off her abilities when she is assigned to accompany an unruly prisoner (Leo) on an emergency furlough to visit her dying mother. The trip does not go as planned.”
Anna Paquin, Edgar Ramirez and La La Anthony round out the cast.
Watch the trailer below:
This isn’t the first time that Goldberg and Thompson have played mother and daughter, as they starred in Tyler Perry’s 2009 adaptation of For Colored Girls.