PREVIEW: Shiva Baby (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Rachel Sennott (Tahara), Molly Gordon (Booksmart), Danny Deferrari (X/Y), Polly Draper (A Perfect Fit), Fred Melamed (A Serious Man), Dianna Agron (I Am Number Four), Jackie Hoffman (Garden State), Cilda Shaur (The Irishman), Glynis Bell (Congratulations Debbie), Sondra James (Joker), Deborah Offner (Unearthed), Vivien Landau (79 Parts), Ariel Eliaz (The Hunt)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Emma Seligman (film debut), director, writer; Kieran Altmann (film debut), Katie Schiller (film debut) and Lizzie Shapiro (Mickey and the Bear), producers; Ariel Marx (By Jingo), composer; Maria Rusche (Gayo, Dallas), cinematographer; Hanna A. Park (film debut), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Danielle (Sennott), a Jewish college student, attends a family shiva where she grows more and more anxious, not just because her ex-girlfriend Maya (Gordon) will be attending, but also her secret sugar daddy Max (Deferrari)…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Adapting her previous short film for a feature-length panic attack, Emma Seligman’s Shiva Baby is a hilarious and often stressful combination of relationships and awkward funeral arrangements.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 11TH JUNE 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON MUBI – GET YOUR FREE 7-DAY TRIAL NOW WITH AMAZON PRIME VIDEO

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