Watch: an edgier re-cut trailer of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”

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In a new re-cut trailer of John Hughes' love letter to Chicago, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, the beloved flick is re-cast as an edgy, angsty indie in the mold of a Sofia Coppola joint. The running through the woods and the drawing out of the slow-motion trampoline jump/fall immediately signal that serious business is afoot. This movie could probably be called Saving Cameron.

Ferris Bueller's Day Off had its serious moments, but for the most part was a light-hearted comedy with Matthew Broderick's mischievous Ferris and his cat-that-ate-the-canary grin at its fun-loving center. Here, "A Slight Return Home," by Canadian indie band Woodpigeon, helps create an ominous mood, relieved only slightly by the muted Twist-and-Shout parade scene. Fortunately, the Charlie Sheen-Jennifer Grey police-station scene is omitted, because seeing the younger, pre-insanity-and-plastic-surgery incarnations of the two stars would probably just snap viewers out of their dramatic spell.