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Emma Forrest's Untogether

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Top 100 Most Anticipated American Indie Films of 2018: #86. Emma Forrest’s Untogether


She started off as a journalist in her teens. She became a best-selling author in her young adulthood, moved into screenwriting and landed on the Black List with LIARS (A-E), and true to form and with gusto, the London born longtime Angeleno moved into filmmaking with her own screenplay. Emma Forrest‘s Untogether went into production in October of 2016 with a formable cast in tow.

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With a cast comprised of Jamie Dornan, Jemima Kirke and Lola Kirke, Ben Mendelsohn, Alice Eve, Jennifer Grey, Scott Caan and Billy Crystal, this follows the affair between Andrea (Jemima Kirke), a former teen prodigy turned heroin addict who is trying to be a writer now that she’s sober, and Nick (Dornan), a writer who’s found success with his memoir of war-time bravery, which sees him showered in wealth and women. With Cinematographer Autumn Durald onboard, if there is a frankness, a weight and an openness in her texts, we can expect something cinematically along the lines of say a 21 Grams.

Release Date/Prediction: Could shore up at the Tribeca Film Fest or TIFF.

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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