WHO’S IN IT?
Jess Weixler (Teeth), Adam Pearson (Under The Skin), Stephen Plunkett (The Mend), Charlie Korsmo (Hook), Sari Lennick (A Serious Man)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Aaron Schimberg (Go Down Death), director, writer; Daniel Patrick Carbone (Hide Your Smiling Faces), Vanessa McDonnell (A Self-Induced Hallucination), Matthew Petock (A Little Closer), Dan Schoenbrun (A Self-Induced Hallucination) and Zachary Shedd (A Little Closer), producers; C. Spencer Yeh (film debut), composer; Adam J. Minnick (The Alchemist Cookbook), cinematographer; Sofi Marshall (6 Years), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Mabel (Weixler) is an actress working on the English-language debut of a foreign auteur. When she meets her co-star Rosenthal (Pearson), a young man with a severe facial deformity, she begins to see a much more beautiful person underneath the skin…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Aaron Schimberg dives into themes of beauty and exploitation in a deft tragi-comedy with a hint of surrealism, featuring a central performance by Adam Pearson who has a real-life facial deformity.