Ryan Gosling Looks to 'The Place Beyond the Pines'

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Ryan Gosling wants to provide for the son he just discovered he had with Eva Mendes, so naturally he decides to rob a bunch of banks. And Bradley Cooper is a rookie cop, also a father, who bumps up against corruption in the ranks. Both of their characters are heading for a violent collision in The Place Beyond the Pines, and we've got a first look at the dramatic trailer.

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Ryan and Bradley's forceful confrontation spirals into a tense generational feud in the epic thriller that traces the intersecting lives of fathers and sons, cops and robbers, heroes and villains.

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In theaters March 29, 2013, The Place Beyond the Pines reunites Ryan with his Blue Valentine director Derek Cianfranc and features supporting turns by Ben Mendelsohn, Rose Byrne and Ray Liotta.