‘Adopt a Highway’ Trailer: Ethan Hawke Takes Care of An Abandoned Baby

/Film | 11/1/2019 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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Ethan Hawke and a baby are the only things you need to sell a movie. But Adopt a Highway, Logan Marshall-Green‘s quietly moving directorial debut, goes the extra mile and gives us Ethan Hawke with a very scraggly beard, and a baby. Watch the Adopt a Highway trailer below.

Ethan Hawke stars in Adopt a Highway as an ex-convict who struggles to acclimate to civilian life after serving 21 years in prison for possessing an ounce of marijuana. One day he finds an abandoned baby in a dumpster behind the fast food restaurant where he works, and he finds solace in taking care of the adorable newborn.

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A Blumhouse production, Adopt a Highway seems like an unusually somber and quiet film from the horror-driven studio and from the actor best known for starring in genre films like Upgrade and The Invitation. But Hawke is always a worthwhile watch in these kind of humanistic intimate character dramas, which /Film reviewer Matt Donato says is that and more in his SXSW review.

He writes, “Adopt A Highway is as naked, vulnerable, and warmly fulfilling a debut as you can ask for. Pacing beats could undergo minimal tweaking, but Ethan Hawke’s performance...
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