A FILM BY ALICE WINOCOUR
STARRING EVA GREEN & MATT DILLON
Release Date – November 6, 2020 (Digital and VOD)
*WORLD PREMIERE – TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL**WINNER – SAN SEBASTIAN FILM FESTIVAL – SPECIAL JURY PRIZE*
Vertical Entertainment is proud to present the trailer and poster for Alice Winocour’s intimate drama, PROXIMA. The film stars a “career best” Eva Green as an astronaut preparing to leave both her seven-year-old daughter and her planet behind. PROXIMA premiered at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival and proceeded to run the festival circuit where it won the Special Jury Prize at San Sebastian Film Festival. Vertical Entertainment will release the film on digital and VOD platforms on Friday, November 6.
Synopsis – Sarah (Eva Green) is a French astronaut training at the European Space Agency in Cologne. She is the only woman in the arduous program. She lives alone with Stella, her seven-year-old daughter. Sarah feels guilty that she cannot spend more time with her child. Her love is overpowering, unsettling. When Sarah is chosen to be part of the crew of a year-long space mission called ‘Proxima,’ it creates chaos in the mother-daughter relationship.