Debut trailer released for one of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s final performances, God’s Pocket


A debut trailer has been released for God’s Pocket has been released, one of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s final performances before his recent passing.

The dark comedy/drama is a feature directorial debut for actor John Slattery (Mad Men) with Hoffman starring as a man living in a working class neighbourhood who runs into trouble when his unstable stepson is killed in a construction “accident.”

The film also stars Christina Hendricks, Richard Jenkins, Eddie Marsan, Caleb Landry Jones, and John Turturro.

God’s Pocket is due for release in the US on 9th May.


Philip Seymour Hoffman and Christina Hendricks star in this deliciously twisted comedy directed by Mad Men’s John Slattery. When Mickey’s (Hoffman) crazy stepson Leon is killed in a construction “accident,” nobody in the working class neighborhood of God’s Pocket is sorry he’s gone. Mickey tries to bury the bad news with the body, but when the boy’s mother demands the truth, Mickey finds himself stuck in a life-and-death struggle between a body he can’t bury, a wife he can’t please and a debt he can’t pay. Also stars John Turturro and Richard Jenkins.


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