“4 Good Days,” a drama starring Glenn Shut and Mila Kunis as mom and daughter that first premiered at Sundance in 2020, has been acquired for North American theatrical launch by Vertical Leisure.
Rodrigo Garcia directs the movie, which tells the story of a girl battling drug dependancy who begs for one final change from her estranged mom.
Vertical Leisure will launch “4 Good Days” theatrically starting April 30 after which launch it on demand beginning Might 21.
Primarily based on a real story from Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Publish author Eli Saslow, the movie is about 31-year-old Molly, who begs her estranged mom, Deb, for assist preventing a fierce battle towards the demons which have derailed her life. Regardless of all she has discovered over a decade of disappointment, grief and rage, Deb throws herself into one final try to save lots of her beloved daughter from the lethal and cruel grip of heroin dependancy.
Kunis told TheWrap back at Sundance that she weighed as little as 95 kilos whereas filming the position.
“I don’t know [how much weight I lost] as a result of I don’t have a weight scale however I can let you know, primarily based on my clothes, I used to be as skinny as I used to be for ‘Black Swan,” Kunis informed TheWrap’s Beatrice Verhoeven. “I used to be wholesome regarding the method I did it however so far as a life-style selection, I used to be like, ‘Oh that is tough.’ However it solely needed to be for a minute. You need to sadly look a sure strategy to seem like a heroin addict, so I believe I did it over 4 months. I exercised and dieted. I felt very sturdy… however I used to be skinny.”
“4 Good Days” was directed by Rodrigo Garcia and comes from a script by Saslow and Garcia. The producers are Jon Avnet, Marina Grasic, Jake Avnet, Jai Khanna and Rodrigo Garcia. The chief producers are Sage Scroope, William G. Santor, John Hills, Andrew Chang-Sang, Doug Murray, John Griffith, David Haring, Christian Mercuri and Ruzanna Kegeyan, with cinematography by Igor Jadue-Lillo, enhancing by Lauren Connelly, costume design by Michele Michel and music by Ed Shearmur. The movie is introduced by Oakhurst Leisure, financed by Productiveness Media and produced by Indigenous Media.
“After I first learn Eli’s article I used to be struck immediately by the emotional energy of the story, and by how fantastically it captured the sophisticated and unbreakable bond of a mom and daughter,” Garcia stated in a press release. “It’s been an amazing journey working with Glenn so many instances, and I at all times marvel at her artistry, intelligence and sensibility. I by no means cease studying from her. And I’ve at all times discovered Mila to be a wonderful actress of subtlety and complexity. Two nice artists bringing us nearer to what it’s actually wish to be in a state of affairs that’s tragically frequent in American households.”
“‘4 Good Days’ reunites Rodrigo and Glenn and brings in Mila Kunis, who I had the pleasure of working with as an govt producer on ‘Black Swan.’ As soon as once more, Rodrigo creates a spell which binds these two in a messy however unforgettable relationship,” producer Jon Avnet stated.
“We’re excited to share the impactful message and impeccable performances by Mila Kunis and Glenn Shut in ‘4 Good Days’ with audiences this spring,” Wealthy Goldberg, co-president of Vertical Leisure, added in a press release. “The dialog round dependancy could be complicated and troublesome for members of the family to have and we strongly really feel that audiences, and most significantly households, will empathize with these characters and presumably even open up the dialogue about drug abuse with each other.”
Peter Jarowey and Josh Spector negotiated the deal for Vertical Leisure with Indigenous Media on behalf of the filmmakers.