PREVIEW: The Humans (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Beanie Feldstein (Booksmart), Richard Jenkins (The Shape of Water), Jayne Houdyshell (Garden State), Amy Schumer (Trainwreck), Steven Yeun (Minari), June Squibb (Nebraska)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Stephen Karam (film debut), director, writer, producer; Louise Lovegrove (The Discoverers), producer; Nico Muhly (Kill Your Darlings), composer; Lol Crawley (Vox Lux), cinematographer; Nick Houy (Mid90s), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In a small downtown Manhattan duplex, Brigid Blake (Feldstein) and her boyfriend Richard (Yeun) welcome Brigid’s parents, Erik (Jenkins) and Deidre (Houdyshell), her older sister Aimee (Schumer), and her ailing grandmother Momo (Squibb) for a Thanksgiving dinner. As the evening progresses, family tensions reach a boiling point…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Stephen Karam directs and writes this intimate adaptation of his own Tony-winning play with a strong ensemble cast including Oscar nominees Steven Yeun, Richard Jenkins and June Squibb playing the six, incredibly flawed main characters.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

SUNDAY 26TH DECEMBER 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE, AND AVAILABLE TO RENT EXCLUSIVELY ON CURZON HOME CINEMA FROM FRIDAY 24TH DECEMBER

 

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