WHO’S IN IT?
Elisabeth Moss (The Invisible Man), Michael Stuhlbarg (A Serious Man), Odessa Young (Lady Bird), Logan Lerman (The Perks of Being a Wallflower), Victoria Pedretti (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood), Orlagh Cassidy (The Sisterhood of Night), Robert Wuhl (The Hollywood Knights)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Josephine Decker (Madeline’s Madeline), director; Sarah Gubbins (film debut), writer, producer; David Hinojosa (First Reformed), Simon Horsman (The Bye Bye Man), Elisabeth Moss (Her Smell), Sue Naegle (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs), Jeffrey Soros (Juliet, Naked) and Christine Vachon (Far From Heaven), producers; Tamar-kali (The Assistant), composer; Sturla Brandth Grøvlen (Victoria), cinematographer; David Barker (Approaching the Unknown), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Famed horror writer Shirley Jackson (Moss) is struggling to find inspiration for her latest work, until her husband Stanley Hyman (Stuhlbarg) invites young couple Fred (Lerman) and Rose (Young) to live with them. Fascinated with the young couple, Shirley and Stanley begin to assert themselves into their guests’ marriage and lives, which starts to give Shirley the inspiration she needs to finish her writing…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
A unique biopic which takes elements from both the real person’s life and the horror novels she became famous for, Shirley constantly plays with the mind and your expectations, with a captivating lead turn by Elisabeth Moss further putting you on edge.