The Fabelmans FIRST LOOK: The trailer for Steven Spielberg’s semi-autobiographical film is out

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The Fabelmans FIRST LOOK: Universal bosses release nostalgic trailer and new image for Steven Spielberg’s semi-autobiographical film about budding young filmmaker

Universal bosses released the trailer and a first image for The Fabelmans just hours after the film’s world premiere on day three of the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival in Canada on Sunday.

The trailer opens with the words “Movies are dreams you’ll never forget” spoken by Michelle Williams’ character, Mitzi Fabelman, to her young budding filmmaker son, Sammy.

A nostalgic look back at their life in the 60s ensues as Sammy’s fascination and passion for film unfolds on screen.

First Look: A trailer and first look image for The Fabelmans have been released following the film’s world premiere on day three of the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday

As an older teenager, Sammy, played by newcomer Gabriel LaBelle, is seen navigating the pursuit of his dream of becoming a successful filmmaker as his family struggles through life.

The semi-autobiographical film, directed by Steven Spielberg, is based on Steven’s own parents and their eventual divorce.

After the screening at the Toronto International Film Festival, Steven said of the film according to The Hollywood Reporter, “This movie is a way to bring my mom and dad back.

Dream Big: Trailer opens with the words

Dream big: The trailer opens with the words ‘movies are dreams you’ll never forget’ spoken by Michelle Williams’ character Mitzi Fabelman to her young aspiring filmmaker son Sammy (pictured)

Strive: As an older teenager, Sammy, played by newcomer Gabriel LaBelle (pictured), is seen navigating the pursuit of his dream of becoming a successful filmmaker

Strive: As an older teenager, Sammy, played by newcomer Gabriel LaBelle (pictured), is seen navigating the pursuit of his dream of becoming a successful filmmaker

“And it also brought my sisters closer to me than I ever thought possible. It was worth making the movie.

Director Leah’s mother died in 2017 aged 97 while his father died in 2020 aged 103.

The film’s diary line reads: “Growing up in post-WWII Arizona, a young man named Sammy Fabelman uncovers a heartbreaking family secret and explores how the power of movies can help him see the truth. .”

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Telling the story: The film stars four-time Oscar nominee Michelle Williams (pictured right) as Sammy’s artistic mother Mitzi

All stars: Paul Dano stars as Sammy's successful scientist father, Burt (pictured left)

All stars: Paul Dano stars as Sammy’s successful scientist father, Burt (pictured left)

Build it: Family supports Sammy's dream of becoming a filmmaker despite life's troubles themselves

Build it: Family supports Sammy’s dream of becoming a filmmaker despite life’s troubles themselves

It is written by Steven and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner.

The film is produced by three-time Oscar nominee Kristie Macosko Krieger, Steven and Tony.

While the film stars Gabriel as 16-year-old aspiring filmmaker Sammy, four-time Oscar nominee Michelle Williams as his artistic mother Mitzi, Paul Dano as his scientist father in success, Burt, Seth Rogen as Bennie Loewy, Burt’s best friend. and honorary “uncle” of the Fabelman children, and Oscar-nominated Judd Hirsch as Mitzi’s Uncle Boris.

The ensemble cast includes Oscar nominee Jeannie Berlin as Sammy’s paternal grandmother, Hadassah Fabelman, Julia Butters as Sammy’s sister, Reggie; Robin Bartlett as Sammy’s maternal grandmother, Tina Schildkraut, and Keeley Karsten as Sammy’s sister, Natalie.

The Fabelmans is in cinemas in the UK and Ireland from 27 January 2023.

On screens: The Fabelmans is in cinemas in the UK and Ireland from 27 January 2023

On screens: The Fabelmans is in cinemas in the UK and Ireland from 27 January 2023

Inspiration: The semi-autobiographical film, directed by Steven Spielberg, is based on Steven's own parents and their eventual divorce

Inspiration: The semi-autobiographical film, directed by Steven Spielberg, is based on Steven’s own parents and their eventual divorce

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