Director: Sebastián Lelio
Cast: Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, Alessandro Nivola
Producer: Frida Torresblanco, Rachel Weisz, Ed Guiney
Writer: Sebastián Lelio, Rebecca Lenkiewicz
A Bleecker Street Films Release
April 27, 2018
A woman returns to her Orthodox Jewish home after the death of her rabbi father and stirs up controversy when she shows an interest in an old childhood friend.
Director: Richard Eyre
Cast: Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Fionn Whitehead
Producer: Duncan Kenworthy, BBC Films
Writer: Ian McEwan Based on his novel of the same name
An A24/DirecTV Release
Fiona Maye (Thompson) is an eminent High Court judge in London presiding with wisdom and compassion over ethically complex cases of family law. But she has paid a heavy personal price for her workload, and her marriage to American professor Jack (Tucci) is at a breaking point.
In this moment of personal crisis, Fiona is asked to rule on the case of Adam (Whitehead), a brilliant boy who is refusing the blood transfusion that will save his life. Adam is three months from his 18th birthday and still legally a child. Should Fiona force him to live?
Fiona visits Adam in the hospital and their meeting has a profound emotional impact on them both, stirring strong new emotions in the boy and long-buried feelings in her.
Director: Gus Van Sant
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill, Rooney Mara, Jack Black
Producers: Charles-Marie Anthonioz, Mourad Belkeddar, Steve Golin, Nicolas Lhermitte
Writer: Gus Van Sant (screenplay), John Callahan (biography)
An Amazon Studios Release
July 13, 2018
John Callahan has a talent for off-color jokes…and a drinking problem. When a bender ends in a car accident, Callahan wakes permanently confined to a wheelchair. In his journey back from rock bottom, Callahan finds beauty and comedy in the absurdity of human experience.
What a night for The Band's Visit! On Sunday, the 72nd Tony Awards aired on CBS and David Yazbek and Itmar Moses' musical took home an incredible 10 Tony awards including Best Score, Best Book of a Musical and Best Musical! Katrina Lenk and Tony Shalhoub also took home Tony's for their performances in the breakout production.
Upon accepting the award for Best Musical, lead producer Orin Wolf said, "our show offers a message of unity in a world that more and more seems bent on amplifying our differences.”FilmNation is thrilled to be associated with such an incredible production and extend heartfelt congratulations to the talented producers, actors, composer, writer and everyone who put their all into this tremendous work.
Best Book of a Musical
Best Original Score
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Best Sound Design of a Musical
Best Direction of a Musical
Synopsis (from The Band's Visit Official Website): After a mix-up at the border, an Egyptian Police Band is sent to a remote village in the middle of the Israeli desert. With no bus until morning and no hotel in sight, these unlikely travelers are taken in by the locals. Under the spell of the desert sky, their lives become intertwined in the most unexpected ways. THE BAND’S VISIT celebrates the deeply human ways music, longing and laughter can connect us all.