Tribeca Festival 2020

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Clean Clean
Clean and Stardust
Bad Education (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Cory Finley; Writer: Mike Makowsky; Stars: Hugh Jackman, Geraldine Viswanathan, Allison Janney, Alex Wolff, Kathrine Narducci, Ray Romano, Jimmy Tatro, Annaleigh Ashford, Stephanie Kurtzuba, Pat Healy, Welker White, Rafael Casal, Ray Abruzzo, Stephen Spinella, Kayli Carter)
In the wake of an impending embezzlement scandal, a charismatic superintendent struggles to maintain order to keep his high school district prosperous.
US premiere
Clean (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Paul Solet; Writer: Adrien Brody, Paul Solet; Stars: Adrien Brody, Glenn Fleshler, Richie Merritt, John Bianco, Dinora Walcott, Antino Crowley-Kamenwati, Alex Corrado, Gerard Cordero, Catherine Nastasi, Scott Matheny, Wayne Pyle, Frankie Montero, Sonia Conlin, David Hadasz, Dannielle Rose)
Tormented by a past life, garbage man Clean attempts a life of quiet redemption. But when his good intentions mark him a target of a local crime boss, Clean is forced to reconcile with the violence of his past.
World premiere
Don't Tell A Soul (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Alex McAulay; Writer: Alex McAulay; Stars: Mena Suvari, Rainn Wilson, Fionn Whitehead, Jack Dylan Grazer, Abigail Esmena Froehle, Richard Fike, Kate Duncan, Graham Lutes, Shannon Cogan, McKenna Christine Poe, Seth Poe, Jacob Dufour, Joseph m Robinson, Damon Sudduth, Mena Suvari)
Joey’s older brother Matt convinces him to rob a house for their sick mother and security guard Hamby falls in a well chasing them. Now Hamby must match wits with the teenagers in order to get out.
World premiere
The God Committee (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Austin Stark; Writer: Austin Stark; Stars: Julia Stiles, Janeane Garofalo, Colman Domingo, Kelsey Grammer, Dan Hedaya, Elizabeth Masucci, Ava Eisenson, Peter Y Kim, Wynter Kullman, Motell Gyn Foster, Alberto Bonilla, Katie Do, Patricia R Floyd, Clark Carmichael, Patricia Mauceri)
When a donor heart arrives at a New York City hospital, a committee of doctors and bureaucrats must convene to decide which of three patients deserves the life-saving transplant.
World premiere
Happily (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: BenDavid Grabinski; Writer: BenDavid Grabinski; Stars: Natalie Zea, Shannon Woodward, Joel McHale, Kerry Bishé, Charlyne Yi, Stephen Root, Natalie Morales, Breckin Meyer, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Brea Grant, Paul Scheer, Jon Daly, Al Madrigal, Natalie Zea, Shannon Woodward)
Romantic-comedy-thriller about a happily married couple whose friends perform an intervention to put an end to their constant public displays of affection.
World premiere
Inheritance (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Vaughn Stein; Writer: Matthew Kennedy; Stars: Lily Collins, Connie Nielsen, Simon Pegg, Chace Crawford, Marque Richardson, Michael Beach, Chris Gann, Joe Herrera, Christina DeRosa, Harrison Stone, Rebecca Adams, Mariyah Francis, Lucas Alexander Ayoub, Jim E. Chandler, Patrick Warburton)
When the patriarch of a wealthy and powerful New York family suddenly dies, his daughter is left with a shocking secret inheritance that challenges her beliefs in justice and threatens to destroy her family’s lives.
World premiere
The King Of Staten Island (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Judd Apatow; Writer: Judd Apatow, Pete Davidson, Dave Sirus; Stars: Pete Davidson, Marisa Tomei, Bill Burr, Bel Powley, Maude Apatow, Steve Buscemi)
Scott has been a case of arrested development ever since his firefighter father died when he was seven. As his younger sister heads off to college, he spends his days smoking weed, hanging with the guys and hooking up with his childhood friend - until his mother starts dating a loudmouth firefighter and everything changes.
World premiere
Love is Love is Love (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Eleanor Coppola; Writer: Eleanor Coppola, Eleanor Coppola, Eleanor Coppola, Karen Leigh Hopkins; Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Chris Messina, Joanne Whalley, Cybill Shepherd, Kathy Baker, Rita Wilson, Polly Draper, Marshall Bell, Alyson Reed, Valarie Pettiford, Maya Kazan, Elea Oberon, Justin Ashforth, Gloria Garcia Stanley, Jeremy Kahn)
Triptych about love, infidelity and romance
World premiere
Love Spreads (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Jamie Adams; Writer: Jamie Adams; Stars: Alia Shawkat, Dolly Wells, Chanel Cresswell, Nick Helm, Tara Lee, Alia Shawkat, Dolly Wells, Chanel Cresswell, Nick Helm, Tara Lee)
Rock band Glass Heart seclude themselves in a remote cottage to find inspiration and energy for their next album. It all hinges on star Kelly, but inspiration won’t come, and tensions start to build.
World premiere
Monday (Country: US, Greece; Year: 2020; Director: Argyris Papadimitropoulos; Writer: Rob Hayes, Argyris Papadimitropoulos; Stars: Sebastian Stan, Dominique Tipper, Denise Gough, Vangelis Mourikis, Prometheus Aleifer, Elli Tringou, Andreas Konstantinou, Sofia Kokkali, Syllas Tzoumerkas, Chloe Sirene, Yorgos Pirpassopoulos, Marisha Triantafyllidou, Vasso Kavalieratou, Makis Gazis, Orfeas Avgoustidis)
Mikey and Chloe are two Americans living in Athens. Both are romantically unattached when they meet one hot summer Friday. Their instantaneous chemistry leads to a whirlwind weekend and questions about their future when they wake up Monday.
World premiere
My Zoe (Country: UK, Germany, France; Year: 2019; Director: Julie Delpy; Writer: Julie Delpy; Stars: Julie Delpy, Sophia Ally, Richard Armitage, Daniel Brühl, Gemma Arterton, Saleh Bakri, Kerem Can, Lindsay Duncan, Julia Effertz, Patrick Güldenberg, Luise Helm, Nicolette Krebitz, Nina Kunzendorf, Tijan Marei, Lucas Prisor)
A geneticist recovering from a toxic marriage and is raising her daughter with her ex... but when tragedy strikes, the mother takes matters into her own hands.
US premiere
Silk Road (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Tiller Russell; Writer: David Kushner, Tiller Russell; Stars: Alexandra Shipp, Nick Robinson, Jimmi Simpson, Paul Walter Hauser, Jason Clarke, Katie Aselton, Jordyn Aurora Aquino, Lexi Rabe, Phil Burke, Will Ropp, Travis Hammer, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Ellen Humphreys, Tsailii Rogers, Daniel David Stewart)
Outlines the birth of the darknet marketplace through an elaborate, thrilling cat-and-mouse game between its ambitious creator Ross Ulbricht and disreputable DEA agent desperate to bring down the millennial kingpin.
World premiere
The Sound Of Philadelphia (Country: US, France, Belgium; Year: 2020; Director: Jérémie Guez; Writer: Peter Dexter, Jérémie Guez; Stars: Joel Kinnaman, Maika Monroe, Ryan Phillippe, Matthias Schoenaerts, Paul Schneider, Antoni Corone, Stilian Keli, Felix Scott, Nicholas Crovetti, Nigel Barber, Craig DiFrancia, Tim Ahern, James Nelson-Joyce, Gary Ayash, Michael McFadden)
Raised as brothers, cousins Peter and Michael are the progeny of Irish hitmen. Thirty years later, both are caught in an endless familial cycle of revenge and destruction.
World premiere
The Stand-In (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Jamie Babbit; Writer: Sam Bain; Stars: Drew Barrymore, Ellie Kemper, Holland Taylor, T.J. Miller, Lena Dunham, Michael Zegen, Charlie Barnett, Andrew Rannells, Adrian Martinez, Teddy Coluca, Kristoffe Brodeur, Wendy Meredith, Heather Girardi, John W. Lawson, RayJonaldy Rodriguez)
A Hollywood actress trades places with her enthusiastic stand-in so that she can take a break from the public eye.
World premiere
Stardust (Country: UK; Year: 2020; Director: Gabriel Range; Writer: Christopher Bell, Gabriel Range; Stars: Johnny Flynn, Jena Malone, Marc Maron, Lara Heller, Aaron Poole, Anthony Flanagan, Allie Dunbar, Roanna Cochrane, Annie Briggs, Jorja Cadence, Myles Dobson, Ryan Blakely, Jeremy Legat, Derek Moran, Drew Moss)
In 1971, David Bowie embarked on a transformative road trip through America with struggling publicist Rob Oberman. This film tells the story of the star's reinvention.
World premiere
The Trip To Greece (Country: UK; Year: 2020; Director: Michael Winterbottom; Stars: Rob Brydon, Steve Coogan)
The comic chums go on another holiday.
World premiere

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