EXCLUSIVE: SAG-AFTRA has granted an interim settlement to Generally I Suppose About Dying, an indie gem produced by and starring Daisy Ridley that made a giant impression in its world premiere on the opening night time of the 2023 Sundance Movie Pageant.
Directed by Rachel Lambert, the movie co-starring Ramy‘s Dave Merheje is about to hit theaters within the U.S. through Oscilloscope, as we had been first to report. It’ll roll out January twenty sixth, opening solely in New York on the Angelika. The settlement with SAG signifies that forged will be capable of promote the discharge, bringing the pic extra visibility and hopefully thereby giving it a stronger shot to interrupt out on the field workplace.
A darkish comedy penned by Kevin Armento, Stefanie Abel Horowitz, and Katy Wright-Mead, Generally I Suppose About Dying tells the story of Fran (Ridley), who’s misplaced on the dreary Oregon coast and finds solace in her cubicle, listening to the fixed hum of officemates and infrequently daydreaming to cross the time. Fran is ghosting by means of life, unable to pop her bubble of isolation, till a pleasant new coworker, Robert (Merheje), persistently tries to attach along with her. Although it goes in opposition to each fiber of her being, she could have to offer this man an opportunity.
Additionally starring within the pic are Parvesh Cheena, Marcia Debonis, Meg Stalter, and Brittany O’Grady. Along with Ridley, producers included Alex Saks (Crimson Rocket, Wildlife), Dori Rath, Lauren Beveridge, and Brett Beveridge. Lisa D’Ambrosio exec produced for Mirror Picture.
In her assessment of the movie out of Sundance, Deadline’s Valerie Advanced praised Lambert’s “refreshing, modern and humorous” tackle a narrative spotlighting “melancholy and on a regular basis mundane life,” additionally calling out Ridley’s work as a few of the better of her profession.
In a current assertion on the pic’s U.S. deal, Oscilloscope President Dan Berger mentioned, “There’s a lot that Generally I Suppose About Dying nails concerning the coexisting mundanity and great thing about life. The script by Kevin, Stefanie, and Katy is wry and touching in equal measure, and the tone struck by Rachel’s path and all of the performances—led by Daisy and Dave—completely toe that line.”
Berger went on to name the movie one “so strongly rooted in its world, it should transport you there and it’ll make you snort and really feel emotions throughout your keep,” promising that “it’s a real expertise.”