The trailer for Reese Witherspoon's new movie The Good Lie has been released, and you can watch it here.

The Good Lie, which is based on true events, depicts the plight of four Sudanese refugees who fight for relocation to the US in the 1980s.

Witherspoon plays Carrie Davis, a single woman who takes the boys under wing, and works tirelessly on behalf of the refugees.

Philippe Falardeau directed the film from a script from Margaret Nagle (Boardwalk Empire).

The Good Lie will be released on September 26.