Signature Entertainment has released the UK Trailer for Annabelle Attanasio‘s directorial debut Mickey And The Bear.
Starring Camila Morone and James Badge Dale. The film is a powerful and heartfelt coming-of-age story, Mickey a working class girl stuck in an unenviable situation. Forced to take care of her opioid addicted, veteran father, whilst keeping the home afloat.
This drama has received some strong reviews since it’s premiere at SXSW earlier this year. Many plaudit to Morone’s performance which is great news for the young actress making steps in the industry. Looking at this trailer reminds of a certain Jennifer Lawrence in Winter’s Bone. A reminder that taking the indie route into the industry is a must for young actors. This film also highlights the effects and struggles of soldiers returning from duty. On themselves and their families.
Signature Entertainment have the past Twelve months brought us some truly great independent films. From Arctic, American Woman and The Peanut Butter Falcon. Could Attanasio’s drama be the next on the list? We hope so!
In Montana, Mickey, whose high school graduation is looming, is feeling the tug-of-war between the freedom she craves and the love she has for her father. Since her mother’s untimely death, she has dedicated her life to taking care of Hank, whose leg injury while serving in Iraq has turned him into an alcoholic and full-blown addict, resulting in their relationship getting more and more toxic.
In a desperate search for independence and her own identity, she risks family, heartbreak, and her standing in the only place she can call home.
The film also stars Ben Rosenfield, Calvin Demba, and Rebecca Henderson.
Mickey And The Bear will be released in the UK and Ireland on 8th February 2020 to download.