EXCLUSIVE: Here’s first footage of Venice Film Festival drama Pieces Of A Woman, which gets its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival today.
Vanessa Kirby stars in the lead role along with Shia LaBeouf, Molly Parker, Sarah Snook, Iliza Shlesinger, Benny Safdie, Jimmy Fails and Ellen Burstyn.
The movie is the first English-language film from acclaimed Hungarian filmmaker Kornél Mundruczó, the Cannes regular whose previous credits include Un Certain Regard winner White God. Executive-produced by Martin Scorsese, the film will travel to Toronto after Venice.
The story follows Martha and Sean Carson (Kirby and LaBeouf), a Boston couple on the verge of parenthood whose lives change irrevocably during a home birth at the hands of a flustered midwife (Parker), who faces charges of criminal negligence. The film is written by Kata Wéber based on a shared personal experience with Mundruczó.
The film heralds from BRON Studios and Little Lamb in association with Creative Wealth Media and Proton Cinema. Producers are Kevin Turen, Ashley Levinson and Aaron Ryder. Execs are Sam Levinson, Stuart Manashil, Viktória Petrányi, Jason Cloth, Richard McConnell, Suraj Maraboyina, Aaron L. Gilbert, Steven Thibault and Scorsese. BRON Releasing is also handling world sales.
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