See Ben Affleck in The Tender Bar directed by George Clooney

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Ben Affleck in The Tender Bar.
Ben Affleck in The Tender Bar.
Photo: Claire Folger/© 2021 Amazon Content Service

Ben Affleck is a wise-cracking uncle serving life lessons and beers in the trailer for, The Tender Bar.

The coming of age drama directed by George Clooney is based on the memoir by J.R. Moehringer.

According to the official synopsis, the film tells the story of J.R. (Tye Sheridan), a fatherless boy growing up in the glow of a bar where the bartender, his Uncle Charlie (Affleck), is the sharpest and most colourful of an assortment of quirky and demonstrative father figures.

As his mother (Lily Rabe) struggles to provide her son with opportunities denied to her — and leave the dilapidated home of her father (Christopher Lloyd) — J.R. begins to gamely, if not always gracefully, pursue his romantic and professional dreams — with one foot persistently placed in Uncle Charlie's bar.

WATCH THE TRAILER HERE:

The film premieres on Amazon Prime 17 January 2022.

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