Trailer: Kristen's Bittersweet 'Hateship Loveship'

by 10:53 AM PDT, March 12, 2014
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Kristen Wiig steers into dramatic territory as a caregiver whose optimism is manipulated by a cruel joke in Hateship Loveship, and we have a first look at the film's trailer!

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Based on Alice Munro's celebrated collection of short stories, Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage, the new film casts Kristen as Joanna, a timid woman who takes a job as a nanny for an older man's (played by Nick Nolte) teen granddaughter, Sabitha (Hailee Steinfeld) -- and finds herself amid a family full of internal conflict. Drawn to Sabitha's estranged, outcast father, Ken (Guy Pearce), Joanna soon finds out the hard way that her promising e-mail flirtation with the handsome rogue has been orchestrated by Sabitha and a a friend for laughs. But can she transform heartbreak into happiness?

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Directed by Liza Johnson (Return), Hateship Loveship also stars Jennifer Jason Leigh and Christine Lahti and arrives in theaters and VOD April 11.