Latest trailer for ‘Brothers’ with Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman, and Tobey Maguire

A new trailer from the upcoming film “Brothers” starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman, and Tobey Maguire is now live.

You can also visit the official site: www.brothersfilm.com. “Brothers” hits theaters everywhere December 4, 2009.

The premise:

Two siblings, thirty-something Captain Sam Cahill (Tobey Maguire) and younger brother Tommy Cahill (Jake Gyllenhaal), are polar opposites.

Tobey Maguire and Jake Gyllenhaal in BROTHERS

Tobey Maguire and Jake Gyllenhaal in BROTHERS

A Marine about to embark on his fourth tour of duty, Sam is a steadfast family man married to his high school sweetheart, the aptly named Grace (Natalie Portman), with whom he has two young daughters.

Tommy, his charismatic younger brother, is a drifter just out of jail whos always gotten by on wit and charm. When his Black Hawk helicopter is shot down in the mountains Sam is presumed dead and the Cahill family suddenly faces a shocking void. Tommy tries to fill in for his brother by assuming newfound responsibility for himself, Grace, and the children.

Jake Gyllenhaal and Natalie Portman in BROTHERS

Jake Gyllenhaal and Natalie Portman in BROTHERS

Grace and Tommy are naturally drawn together.

They are frightened and ashamed of the mutual attraction that has replaced it. But Sam is not dead; he and a fellow soldier have been captured by Taliban fighters.

In Afghanistans harsh, remote Pamir Mountains, Sam is subjected to traumas that threaten to rob him of his very humanity. At the same time that Sams sense of self is being destroyed overseas, Tommys self-image is strengthening at home. When Sam unexpectedly returns to the States, a nervous mood settles over the family.

In the shifting family dynamics, who will dominate?

Directed by six-time Oscar nominee Jim Sheridan, the film tells the compelling tale of how two brothers come to terms with issues of love, loyalty, and manhood.

Coming to theaters December 4th, 2009

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