Dailies | Zach Braff Brings the Heart in New Trailer for ‘Wish I Was Here’ (Video)

Braff's character gets “so much bad news all at once” in his crowdfunded directorial follow-up to “Garden State”

The first full trailer for Zach Braff‘s directing follow-up to 2004's smash hit “Garden State” will, as the kids say, give you all the feels.

The crowdfunded film's trailer opens with a bit of levity. Braff's character, family man Aidan Bloom, has to add to the Swear Jar, which he says is good for the kids’ college fund.

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“The swear jar is all the money we have to send you to college, so you should be happy that I curse,” he says.

What follows is an always hilarious small child's attempt at swearing.

But then Aidan gets hit with “so much bad news all at once” — an ailing father, an uncooperative brother and having to home-school his two kids. And to top things off, his rabbi tells him God doesn't care about his pursuit of happiness.

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The rest of the trailer sets up a film in which Braff's character must struggle to hold all the parts of his family together and allow himself to accept a little rescuing himself.

Kate Hudson, Mandy Patinkin, Josh Gad, Joey King, Pierce Gagnon, Donald Faison, Ashley Greene, Jim Parsons, and Michael Weston co-star.