THE WORLD TO COME - COMPETITION

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by Mona Fastvold

2020 / USA / 98’ - World Premiere

with Katherine Waterston, Vanessa Kirby, Christopher Abbott, Casey Affleck

Produced by: Whitaker Lader - Sea Change Media / Ben Kuller, Pamela Koffler and David Hinojosa - Killer Film / : Ilya Steward, Murad Osmann, Pavel Buria - Hype Film / Carole Baraton, Pierre Mazars and Yohann Comte - Charades prod / Margarethe Baillou - M.Y.R.A. Entertainment / Andrew Morrison - Yellow Bear Entertainment / Panasper Films Ltd / Ingenious Media

North American Sales: United Talent Agency, Endeavor Content

In this frontier romance framed by the four seasons and set against the backdrop of rugged terrain, Abigail (Katherine Waterston), a farmer’s wife, and her new neighbor Tallie (Vanessa Kirby) find themselves powerfully, irrevocably drawn to each other. As grieving Abigail tends to the needs of her taciturn husband Dyer (Casey Affleck) and Tallie bristles at the jealous control of her husband Finney (Christopher Abbot), both women are illuminated and liberated by their intense bond, filling a void in their lives they never knew existed. Director Mona Fastvold (The Sleepwalker, co-writer of Childhood of a Leader and Vox Lux) examines the interior lives of two women resisting constraints. Scripted by Jim Shepard and Ron Hansen (The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford), THE WORLD TO COME explores how isolation is overcome by the power of imagination and human connection.

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Press Screening Sunday 06/09 I 08:15 I Sala Grande
Premiere Sunday 06/09 I 19:15 I Sala Grande

Additional Press Screenings
Sunday 06/09 I 09:00 I 11:30 I 14:00 I 16:30 I Sala Giardino
Sunday 06/09 I 11:30 I Sala Darsena
Monday 07/09 I 11:30 I Palabiennale
Monday 07/09 I 22:15 I Sala Perla

 

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US Press: Emilie Spiegel / Cinetic Media / emilie@cineticmedia.com

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