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Movie trailer for Hillbilly Elegy released

The movie, based on the book Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J. D. Vance, focuses on the Appalachian values of Vance’s Kentucky family and their relation to the social problems of his hometown of Middletown, Ohio, where his mother’s parents moved when they were young.

The Netflix movie, “Hillbilly Elegy,” is scheduled to be released Nov. 24 on Netflix and in select theaters. One of those select theaters, The NEON in Dayton, will feature “Hillbilly Elegy” starting Nov. 11.

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Now that the trailer has been released many Middletown residents are looking forward to seeing the movie that was filmed in part in the city.