WHO’S IN IT?
Maggie Gyllenhaal (Frank), Parker Sevak (film debut), Michael Chernus (Spider-Man: Homecoming), Gael García Bernal (The Motorcycle Diaries), Anna Baryshnikov (Manchester By The Sea), Ajay Naidu (Office Space), Rosa Salazar (Alita: Battle Angel), Sam Jules (film debut), Daisy Tahan (The Nice Guys), Samrat Chakrabarti (Viceroy’s House)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Sara Colangelo (Little Accidents), director, writer; Maggie Gyllenhaal (film debut), Osnat Handelsman-Keren (Bethlehem), Talia Kleinhendler (The World is Funny), Celine Rattray (The Whistleblower) and Trudi Styler (Filth), producers; Asher Goldschmidt (White God), composer; Pepe Avila del Pino (Black Dog, Red Dog), cinematographer; Lee Percy (Boys Don’t Cry) and Marc Vives (Putty Hill), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Lisa (Gyllenhaal) is a kindergarten teacher who’s dissatisfied with her job, her marriage, and her life. However, when she discovers that one of her students (Sevak) is a gifted prodigy, she becomes obsessed with nurturing his talents…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
A passion project for producer/star Maggie Gyllenhaal, this remake of the Israeli film of the same name gives the actress a compelling part to play in a film primed exclusively for her underrated talents.