Described as “A love letter to mothers, sons, and hustlers of NYC”, Focus features has dropped the trailer for their Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner A Thousand and One.
Written and directed by A.V. Rockwell, the film stars Coming 2 America‘s Teyana Taylor as Inez, an ex-con released from prison only to find that her six-year old son has been swallowed up by the care system. Desperate to reunite her fractured family she resorts to kidnapping him. Take a look at the trailer below…
‘A Thousand and One’ follows unapologetic and free-spirited Inez (Teyana Taylor), who kidnaps her six-year-old son Terry from the foster care system. Holding onto their secret and each other, mother and son set out to reclaim their sense of home, identity, and stability, in a rapidly changing New York City.
A Thousand and One lands in US theatres on March 31, 2023.