The films CALL JANE by Phyllis Nagy and GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE by Sophie Hyde will be presented at the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival beginning in February. CALL JANE, featuring Elizabeth Banks and Sigourney Weaver was selected in official competition. GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE that brings together on screen Emma Thompson and Daryl McCormack will be treated to a Gala evening. Both titles are also presented in world premiere at the Sundance Festival which has begun and continues until January 30.
CALL JANE by Phyllis Nagy
With Elizabeth Banks, Sigourney Weaver, Chris Messina, Kate Mara, Wunmi Mosaku
Chicago, in the 1960s. Women meet secretly to perform clandestine abortions, years before the practice was legalized by Roe v. Wade. Joy, a young married woman, faces an unexpected pregnancy and turns to the group for help.
GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE by Sophie Hyde
With Emma Thompson, Daryl McCormack
Nancy Stokes is a 55-year-old widow who aspires to know – finally – sexual fulfillment. She hires the services of Leo Grande, a sex worker (or “sex therapist” as he prefers to call himself) in his twenties for a night of happiness.