Official trailer for Stonewall riots film
The first trailer for Stonewall, out director Roland Emmerich’s film about a fictional young man caught up during the 1969 Stonewall Riots is here! The film is written by openly gay writer Jon Robin Baitz and stars Jeremy Irvine and newcomer Jonny Beauchamp with Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Ron Perlman also in the cast.
t is set to open in US theaters on 25 September and is a deeply personal film for Emmerich who is better known for such action movies as Independence Day, 2012, The Day After Tomorrow and White House Down.
In the film, Danny Winters (Irvine) is forced to leave behind friends and loved ones when he is kicked out of his parent’s home and flees to New York. Alone in Greenwich Village, homeless and destitute, he befriends a group of street kids who soon introduce him to the local watering hole The Stonewall Inn.
In the film, it’s a shady, mafia-run club where Danny and his friends experience discrimination, endure atrocities and are repeatedly harassed by the police.
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