Aubrey Plaza’s portrayal of absurdly funny characters on screen, like in April parks and Recreation Or as Darius in the 2012 movie Safety Not Guaranteed has earned him a reputation as a comedy star. Together happiest season And black bear In 2020, she expanded her range of films.
Michael Caine, on the other hand, is known for his classic comedy roles The Muppet Christmas Carol, dirty rotten crooks, and Hannah and her sisters – for which he also won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1986.
With their peculiar style of comedy, both the actors have united for a comedy-drama called best Sellers. The film will mark the debut of the Raindance Film Festival, one of the UK’s largest independent film festivals, starting 27 October.
The Raindance Film Festival is in a hybrid format this year
After a one-year hiatus, many film festivals returned to their individual or hybrid format this year. These festivals provide a platform to artists from all over the world to showcase their films. In addition, they help movies find resources to help them find audiences and promote their film.
They facilitate a healthy interaction between the various stakeholders of cinema. Most importantly, they serve as incubators for new film ideas and experiments that begin with engagement in the festival.
The Raindance Film Festival, which was held in a virtual format last year, will be held this year in a hybrid format with the aim of presenting independent films that do not have the support of large production houses.
best Sellers There was also an official selection at the Berlin International Film Festival. Due to the pandemic, the festivities were delayed by a year with all of this year’s selections to be presented in 2022.
What Is ‘Best Sellers’ About?
The Lena Rosler film revolves around a young book editor, Lucy Stanbridge, who is trying to save the publishing house abandoned by her father. On the other hand, the older writer, Harris Shaw – played by Kane – who once helped build Stanbridge’s publishing house, is in debt. Drinking up the remainder of his life, Shaw writes the manuscript for a new novel.
When both Stanbridge and Shaw learn that they can use each other to solve their problems, they decide to work together. Stanbridge also forces Shaw to go on a book tour to promote the book. But the journey is not easy. An unruly and intoxicated Shaw’s behavior haunts Stanbridge.
Despite their hilariously passive dynamic, the two unexpectedly open up to each other as their journey takes a dramatic turn.
Rosler felt incredibly lucky to have Kane and Plaza in the movie.
Film director Rosler, who also directed Oath, in an earlier interview with Variety, revealed how she cast the film.
“Michael always had a dream pick, but we weren’t sure he’d be interested,” Rosler said.
When British producer Cassian Alves, who produced the film, showed Kane the script, he immediately said yes to the film.
“It was obviously great news, and we were able to reach Aubrey once we got her on board.[Plaza], ”said Roessler. “Cassion”[Elwes] saw him recently[Plaza] Host the Independent Spirit Awards, and we all knew she’d be perfect as Lucy. “
The film also stars Scott Speedman, Ellen Wong and Carrie Alves. Anthony Grico wrote the screenplay for the film, which won the 2015 Nicole Fellowship Award in Screenwriting.
The film will be released in theaters in the US and Canada on September 17.
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