Reuniting with Blue Valentine director Derek Cianfrance, Gosling stars as a man whose decision to commit a crime to support his child has long-lasting repercussions for his family.
Luke's (Gosling) crime makes him a target for ambitious young police officer Avery (Bradley Cooper), and the two men become locked in a battle which continues to impact both their families in the years following.
Eva Mendes co-stars as a former lover of Luke, and the mother of his child, while Dane DeHaan, Rose Byrne, Bruce Greenwood, Ray Liotta and Ben Mendelsohn are among the supporting cast.
Two clips were released from the film when it debuted at the Toronto Film Festival last year.
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The Place Beyond the Pines opens on April 12 in the UK, and March 29th in US.
Watch a trailer below: