The trailer for SXSW breakout drama Mickey And The Bear, starring Camila Morrone and James Badge Dale, has been released. This spellbinding coming-of-age story, the directorial debut of actress Annabelle Attanasio (“Bull”), has premiered to massive critical acclaim:
*L’Acid Cannes Official Selection*
*2019 SXSW Film Festival*
*2019 Seattle International Film Festival*
*2019 Nantucket Film Festival* (Adrienne Shelley Excellence in Filmmaking Award Winner)
*2019 Independent Film Festival of Boston* (Grand Jury Prize Winner)
*2019 Montclair Film Festival* (Audible Storyteller, Future/Now Winner)
Synopsis: It’s April in Anaconda, Montana, and headstrong teenager Mickey Peck (Camila Morrone) is doing what she can to keep her single, veteran father (James Badge Dale) afloat, navigating his mercurial moods, opioid addiction, and grief over the loss of his wife. Secretly, Mickey fantasizes of going to college on the west coast and finally living life on her own terms. When Hank’s controlling, jealous behavior turns destructive, Mickey must decide between familial obligation and personal fulfillment as she puts everything on the line to claim her own independence.
The film also features Calvin Demba (Kingsman: The Golden Circle), Ben Rosenfield (“Boardwalk Empire”) and Rebecca Henderson (“Russian Doll”).
Utopia will open the film exclusively at The Film Forum in New York November 13th, in Los Angeles at Landmark’s NuArt on November 22nd and nationwide on November 29th.