Director: Stephen Daldry Run Time: 87 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2021
Starring: James McAvoy, Samuel Logan, Sharon Horgan
Country: United Kingdom
“moving, sharp and charmingly black-humored”
–Jacob Oller for Paste Magazine
About the film:
Academy Award nominee Stephen Daldry’s new comedy is the story of a family, like so many, who found a way to survive – together. This hilarious and heartbreaking film intimately shows two partners forced to re-evaluate themselves and their relationship through the reality of lockdown.
About the filmmaker:
Stephen Daldry is a film and theatre director known for weaving compelling personal and emotional stories. His debut feature Billy Elliot and follow-ups The Hours and The Reader all earned him Best Director nominations at the Academy Awards, making him the only filmmaker to be nominated in that category for their first three films.
Among his many stage credits, Daldry was Artistic Director of The Royal Court Theatre from 1992-1998 and received a Tony Award for his direction of J.B. Priestley’s “An Inspector Calls.” For National Theatre Live, he directed Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II in The Audience and Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy in Skylight. His other acclaimed features include Trash, the Best Picture-nominated Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, and Billy Elliot: The Musical, his stage production that earned 10 Tony Awards with music by Elton John.See our upcoming films