‘Flag Day’ Trailer: Sean Penn Directs His Daughter Dylan Penn in Family Crime Drama

Sean Penn delivered a filmmaking misfire in 2016 with his dramatic flop “The Last Face,” but his directing career gets back on track with “Flag Day.” The true-story crime drama finds Penn directing his daughter, Dylan Penn, who earned strong reviews earlier this month after the movie world premiered at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival.

While “Flag Day” did not earn the towering acclaim of Penn’s 2007 effort “Into the Wild,” it did get several critics back in Penn’s corner.The official synopsis for “Flag Day” from MGM reads: “Jennifer Vogel’s father John was larger than life.

As a child, Jennifer marveled at his magnetizing energy and ability to make life feel like a grand adventure.

He taught her so much about love and joy, but he also happened to be the most notorious counterfeiter in US history.

Based on a true story and directed by Sean Penn, ‘Flag Day

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