Brooklyn-born and based David Gutnik has been chipping away at Russian American (formerly Brighton Beach) since 2016, with post perhaps being further delayed because of editing duties on Christina Choe‘s Sundance winner Nancy (here is a glimpse of him at the world preem). Landing British singer FKA Twigs (Tahliah Debrett Barnett) for the lead role (she is supposedly adding some of her tracks), and employing the services of cinematographer Oleg Mutu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) this crime drama also includes players Barney Harris, Costa Ronin, Sofia Vassilieva and Michael Kingsbaker.
Gist: This follows the rivalry between a family-run medical practice and a local mob boss caught up in a multi-million dollar Medicare fraud racket.
Production Co./Producers: Michelle Booso, Molly Conners (Birdman), Giulio Marantonio (Kicks), Jane Oster.
Prediction: NEXT section.
U.S. Distributor: Rights Available. TBD (domestic). TBD (international).