- Martin Scorsese has joined the drama starring Vanessa Kirby and Shia LaBeouf
- ‘Pieces of a Woman’ will premiere at the Venice Film Festival
- The veteran filmmaker will serve as executive producer of the first English-language story by acclaimed Hungarian filmmaker Kornel Mundruczo.
Martin Scorsese has been confirmed to have joined Vanessa Kirby and Shia LaBeouf’s drama ‘Pieces Of A Woman.’ The veteran filmmaker will serve as an executive producer.
This story will have its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival, It is the first foray into English by acclaimed Hungarian filmmaker Kornel Mundruczo, a regular at Cannes and whose previous credits include Un Certain Regard winner ‘White God’ (2014).
After passing through Italy this September, ‘Pieces Of A Woman’ will also arrive at the Toronto Festival.
The film introduces us to Martha and Sean Carson – played respectively by Kirby and LaBeouf -, a Boston couple whose lives will be irrevocably changed after a negligent delivery.
An emotional journey on loss written by Kata Wéber, whose libretto is based on a personal experience shared with Mundruczo himself. The film also stars Molly Parker, Sarah Snook, Iliza Shlesinger, Benny Safdie, Jimmy Fails, and Ellen Burstyn.
Scorsese himself has highlighted the emotional side of this film. They were ecstatic because of the fact of receiving a wide audience. For him, ‘Pieces Of A Woman’ was a profound and moving experience. Scorsese’s emotional involvement with this film should be highly appreciated and that must have translated well in the film including the work of a splendid cast, including his old colleague Ellen Burstyn.
You feel like you’ve fallen into the vortex of a family crisis and moral conflict with all its nuances, crafted with care and compassion, but without judgment.
Kornel Mundruczo has a fluid and immersive style with the camera that makes it difficult to look away and impossible not to care. “
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