Janie Jones Trailer (2011)

Trailer for Janie Jones.

A faded rock star is forced to take responsibility for the daughter he never knew he had in Janie Jones, a funny and touching road trip through the world of rock 'n' roll from writer-director David M. Rosenthal, inspired by his own experiences.

Rocker Ethan Brand (Alessandro Nivola) and his band, the Ethan Brand Experience, are on the comeback trail when a former flame (Oscar® nominee Elisabeth Shue) drops a bomb in his lap—their 13-year-old daughter, Janie Jones (Abigail Breslin). Ethan refuses to believe Janie is his kid, but when her mom suddenly leaves for rehab, the child has no place to go but with the band.

With no inclination toward fatherhood, Ethan continues his hard-living ways, leaving Janie to fend for herself in the dive bars and sleazy motels along the way. As his drug- and booze-fueled antics take their toll on and off stage, the band deserts him one by one, until he and Janie are left alone.

Desperate to finish the tour and revive his career, Ethan stays on the road as a solo act with Janie in tow. As Ethan's self-destructive spiral threatens to derail his comeback, Janie uses her own surprising musical talents to help guide him down the rocky road to redemption.

Duration
2 min 3 sec

Views
30,089

Posted On
September 21, 2011
Director
David M. Rosenthal

Writer
David M. Rosenthal

Studio
Tribeca Film

Release
October 28, 2011
Cast
Abigail Breslin
Alessandro Nivola
Elisabeth Shue
Peter Stormare
Joel David Moore
Trailer Tracks
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