Shirley

Josephine Decker

Direccions USA 107 min Fiction
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Synopsis

A horror novel writer finds inspiration for her next book after she and her husband take in a young couple and paranormal events start to happen. It will be then when Shirley will begin to write one of her most famous books: The Curse of Hill House. Produced by Martin Scorsese and based on the mythical writer Shirley Jackson, the queen of horror.

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Themes

BiographicNorth American CinemaFemale DirectorDramaFeminismLiterature

Director

Josephine Decker

Actress, filmmaker, and performance artist. As of 2020 she has directed four experimental feature films: the psychological thriller Butter on the Latch (2013), the erotic thriller Thou Wast Mild and Lovely (2014), the drama Madeline’s Madeline (2018), and the semi-biographical thriller Shirley (2020). She also co-directed the documentary Bi the Way (2008) with Brittany Blockman.

Filmography: Shirley (2020), Madeline's Madeline (2018), Thou Wast Mild and Lovely (2014), Butter on the Latch (2013), Me the Terrible (curtmetratge, 2012)

Josephine Decker

Film information

Address: Josephine Decker
Script: Sarah Gubbins, based on the book written by Susan Scarf Merrell
Contact: Youplanet Pictures
With: Elisabeth Moss, Logan Lerman, Michael Stuhlbarg, Odessa Young, Ryan Spahn, Allen McCullough, Thomas Racek, Molly Fahey, Steve Vinovich
Country: USA
Year: 2020
Format: DCP
Length: 107 min
Language: English
Subtitles: Spanish

Sessions

09/05/2021 - 18:00h
Renoir Floridablanca – Sala 2
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Awards

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL
Special Jury Prize

HOLLYWOOD CRITICS ASSOTIATION MIDSEASON AWARDS
Best Indie Film

Poster

Shirley