Drama comedy Don Verdean follows actor Sam Rockwell as he takes his title character on a journey to find the Holy Grail. Unfortunately, Don's job as a 'biblical archaeologist' comes very much shrouded in comical 'air quotes' as he earns a bit of cash here and a bit of cash there in his attempts to uncover and sell works of art with biblical history in exchange for a quick buck.

Don Verdean
Sam Rockwell's character is on the hunt of the holy grail

Don is eventually hired by a local church pastor who is determined to fund his adventures as he tries to find faith-promoting relics from the Holy Land.

When Verdean looks likely to come home empty handed, he is forced to get creative in this comedy of faith and fraud.

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Sam Rockwell takes the lead and, if the name is not totally familiar, his roles in Green Mile, Seven Psychopaths, Iron Man 2 and Cowboys & Aliens will most certainly be.

He stars in this Jared Hess directed picture alongside his girlfriend Leslie Bibb who he met in 2007 when filming Frost/Nixon.

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Don Verdean will have its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival at the end of January and also starts Danny McBride and Jemaine Clement.

For a sneak preview, watch the trailer here.