Vertical Entertainment acquires the Four Good Days run by Glenn Close & Mila Kunis
After its premiere at last year’s Sundance Film Festival, Rodrigo García’s drama Four good days led by 7-time Oscar nominee Glenn Close (The woman, deadly attraction) and Golden Globe nominees Mila Kunis (Latest news in Yuba County, Black Swan) was taken over by Vertical Entertainment.
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In an emotional journey based on a true story by Washington Post Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Eli Saslow, 31-year-old Molly enlists her estranged mother, Deb, for help in battling the demons that derailed her life . Despite everything she has learned in a decade of disappointment, grief, and anger, Deb makes one last attempt to save her beloved daughter from the deadly and merciless grip of heroin addiction. Powerhouse appearances by Glenn Close and Mila Kunis anchor director Rodrigo García’s poignant and unpredictable chronicle of mother and daughter struggling to regain the love and trust that once held them together.
“When I first read Eli’s article, I was immediately struck by the emotional power of the story and how beautifully it captured the intricate and unbreakable bond between mother and daughter,” García said in a statement. “It’s been a great journey working with Glenn so often and I am always amazed at her artistry, intelligence and sensitivity. I never stop learning from her. And I have always found Mila to be an excellent actress of subtlety and complexity. Two great artists bring us closer to what it really is to be in a situation that is tragically common in American families. “
In addition to Close and Kunis, Stephen Root (Go out), Joshua Leonard (bliss), Rebecca Field (A star Is Born), Michael Hyatt (Snowfall), Chad Lindberg (The Fast and the Furious) and Carla Gallo (A pointless and stupid gesture).
“From day one, I saw Rodrigo work with actors on his script,” Things You Can See Only by Looking at Them “at the Sundance Directors Workshop. I was a fan of the alchemy he creates with his actresses, ”producer Jon Avnet said in a statement. “I was fortunate enough to produce this film starring Glenn Close and many other world class actresses and it won the Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard award after its premiere at Sundance. Four good days brings Rodrigo and Glenn back together and brings in Mila Kunis to work with as executive producer Black Swan. Once again, Rodrigo creates a spell that binds these two together in a chaotic but unforgettable relationship. “
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Four good days Garcia was directed from a script he and Eli Saslow co-wrote with Avnet, which co-produced alongside Marina Grasic, Jake Avnet, Jai Khanna and Rodrigo Garcia, while Sage Scroope co-produced executive producers alongside William G. Santor, John Hills and Andrew Chang acted. Sang, Doug Murray, John Griffith, David Haring, Christian Mercuri and Ruzanna Kegeyan. The film is slated to hit theaters on April 30th, followed by a VOD debut on May 21st.