Focus Features will release Participant and DreamWorks Pictures’ Stillwater, directed by Academy Award® winner Tom McCarthy (Spotlight) and starring Academy Award® winner Matt Damon, domestically on Friday, July 30, 2021.
A dramatic thriller directed by Academy Award® winner Tom McCarthy and starring Matt Damon, Stillwater follows an American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma who travels to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter, in prison for a murder she claims she did not commit. Confronted with language barriers, cultural differences, and a complicated legal system, Bill builds a new life for himself in France as he makes it his personal mission to exonerate his daughter.
The film is directed by Academy Award® winner Tom McCarthy and stars Matt Damon with a screenplay written by Tom McCarthy & Marcus Hinchey and Thomas Bidegain & Noé Debré. Damon is joined by co-stars Academy Award® nominee Abigail Breslin and César Award nominee Camille Cottin. Steve Golin, Tom McCarthy, Jonathan King, and Liza Chasin are producing.