which premiered at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival will open in select theaters today, June 5, 2009.
A moving and gripping drama of sacrifice and self-discovery;
is the story of three people who strive to realize
their dreams. Brothers Carter (Adam Rothenberg) and Ellis (Ethan Peck) set out
on a road trip to their childhood home in a desperate search for their
estranged father, who may hold the key to their future. Along the way, they are
joined by Krystal (Mariah Carey), who is trying to escape a troubled life.
These unlikely traveling companions are guided in their mutual journey by the
conviction that the only way to a new life is by overcoming their past.
Tennessee's theme song, "Right To Dream"
(available on iTunes now
) was written by Mariah and
is also performed during the film by Mariahâ€™s character Krystal. Watch the "Right to Dream" video
Visit TENNESSEE: The Official Movie Site
for a list of
theaters showing Tennessee
, to view the film trailer & clips and for
additional information about the film.