WHO’S IN IT?
Jenny Slate (Saturday Night Live), Jake Lacy (Better with You), Gaby Hoffmann (You Can Count On Me), David Cross (Arrested Development), Gabe Liedman (Fodder), Richard Kind (A Serious Man), Polly Draper (Thirtysomething), Paul Briganti (film debut), Cindy Cheung (Spider-Man 2), Stephen Singer (The Happening)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Gillian Robespierre (film debut), director, writer; Elisabeth Holm (Welcome To Pine Hill), producer; Chris Bordeaux (film debut), composer; Chris Teague (Children of Invention), cinematographer; Casey Brooks (Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself) and Jacob Craycroft (Our Idiot Brother), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Struggling comedienne Donna Stern (Slate) is preparing herself for the worst/best Valentine’s Day she’s ever experienced after being dumped by her boyfriend, fired from her job, and ending up pregnant after a one-night stand with stranger Max (Lacy). As she makes difficult decisions that may or may not define the rest of her life, Donna must learn to have the confidence in herself and those around her, including the surprisingly decent Max…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Obvious Child tackles its heavy topics with charm and wit, and promotes some serious future talent in lead actress Jenny Slate and debuting writer-director Gillian Robespierre.