'Lincoln' TV Trailer: Times are Tough for Abraham Lincoln
screenrant.com Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln will not be released in theaters until after this year’s presidential election in the U.S., in accordance with the director’s wishes, to avoid politicizing the historical drama. However, marketing is another matter, as a new two-minute preview premiered during the Obama-Romney debate last night. The television trailer focuses on the personal trials and tribulations that Abraham Lincoln (Daniel Day-Lewis) endures in Spielberg’s film, ranging from marital strife with his wife Mary Todd (Sally Field) – to dealing with the guilt that comes with all the carnage and destruction of the Civil War that occurred under his time in office – as well as the shrewd maneuvers and shaky alliances the famous U.S.
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Steven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award® winner Daniel Day-Lewis in “Lincoln,” a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come. Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Hal Holbrook and Tommy Lee Jones, “Lincoln” is produced by Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, with a screenplay by Tony Kushner, based in part on the book “Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln” by Doris Kearns Goodwin. The DreamWorks Pictures/Twentieth Century Fox film, in association with Participant Media, releases in U.S. theaters exclusive on November 9, 2012, with expansion on November 16, 2012.

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