The Tribes of Palos Verdes — Trailer


added: Tue, Oct 10th '17

Jennifer Garner delivers a raw performance as a woman going through a painful divorce in the trailer for "The Tribes of Palos Verdes."

Based on the novel by Joy Nicholson, the drama focuses on a Southern California family whose life is shattered following the dissolution of the parents' marriage.

When the father (Weed's Justin Kirk) admits that he has fallen in love with another woman, his teenage children (played by "It Follows" star Maika Monroe and newcomer Cody Fern) and wife (Garner) are left in a state of emotional despair. Soon, each family members find themselves traveling down a path of self-destruction.

Co-starring Alicia Silverstone, the film is directed by former music video directors and music documentarian brothers Brendan & Emmett Malloy (Big Easy Express).

Adapted for the screen by Karen Croner (Admission, One True Thing), "The Tribes of Palos Verdes" is hitting theaters and VOD December 1st.

When teenage Medina (Maika Monroe) moves with her family to the picture-postcard perfect paradise of Palos Verdes, California, they seem headed for a happy new chapter in their lives. But old troubles soon catch up to them, as Medina’s parents’ marriage disintegrates, her mother (Jennifer Garner) spirals into an emotional freefall, and her twin brother (Cody Fern) turns to drugs. Caught in the middle of it all, Medina must rely on her inner strength to become the stabilizing force in her family, while finding refuge in a new passion: surfing. Set amidst the sun-kissed beaches and crystal blue waters of the California coast, The Tribes of Palos Verdes is a stirring look at how life’s greatest challenges forge who we become.


directed by   Brendan & Emmett Malloy

starring   Jennifer Garner, Maika Monroe, Justin Kirk, Cody Fern, Alicia Silverstone

release date   December 1, 2017 (in theaters and on VOD)

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