Brittany Runs a Marathon’s Solid and Paul Downs Colaizzo on Sundance Hit
Considered one of my favourite movies at this 12 months’s Sundance Movie Pageant was writer-director Paul Downs Colaizzo’s Brittany Runs a Marathon. Based mostly on his finest buddy’s actual story, the movie stars Jillian Bell (who’s unbelievable within the function) as a lady who resolves to get her life so as by taking on working and slowly learns to interrupt down the obstacles which have brought on her to push folks away. Loaded with an ideal quantity of humor and coronary heart, I can’t suggest this movie sufficient. Belief me, this is likely one of the breakout movies from this 12 months’s Sundance and it explains why it gained the U.S. Dramatic Viewers Award and why Amazon Studios picked it up for $14 million after the world premiere. Brittany Runs a Marathon additionally stars Michaela Watkins, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Lil Rel Howery, Micah Inventory, and Alice Lee. For extra on the movie, learn Matt Goldberg’s evaluation.
Earlier than I obtained to see the movie, Jillian Bell, Lil Rel Howery, Micah Inventory, Michaela Watkins, Utkarsh Ambudkar and Paul Downs Colaizzo stopped by the Collider studio on the Kia Supper Suite in Park Metropolis. They talked about premiering at Sundance, what the movie is about and who they play, what Colaizzo realized from his first lower and early screenings, the dramatic elements of the story, and a lot extra.
I’d additionally wish to take a second to present particular due to our Collider Studio companion, the all new 2020 Kia Telluride, which was transporting filmmakers to our studio in celebration of the debut of the all new mannequin, Kia’s first eight-passenger SUV that’s a number of inches longer and wider than the model’s award-winning Sorento.
Libations flowing on the Collider studio and events have been offered by LIFEWTR, Tequila Comisario, Sensi Tuscany Wines, Blue Moon Belgian White and Dragonfly Espresso Roasters. Meals in the course of the night events was offered by Greene St. Kitchen of Palms On line casino Resort helmed by Chef Du Delicacies Lanny Chin. Model companions additionally lively in the course of the day-part embody mou, a luxurious footwear and equipment line, and The Wild Immersion endorsed by Jane Goodall who was on-site with the world’s first ‘digital reserve’.
Try what they needed to say within the participant above and under is precisely what we talked about.
Jillian Bell, Lil Rel Howery, Micah Inventory, Michaela Watkins, Utkarsh Ambudkar and Paul Downs Colaizzo:
- The response to their movie getting in at Sundance.
- Once they discovered their movie obtained into Sundance.
- A short description of the movie and who they play.
- What Colaizzo realized from his first lower and early screenings.
- Why it was such a pleasure for the solid to work with Colaizzo.
- Colaizzo and Bell on tackling the dramatic elements of the story.
Right here’s the official synopsis for Brittany Runs a Marathon:
Brittany Forgler is 27 years previous and a large number: her boss is upset in her, her physician is fearful about her, her pals don’t respect her, and, worst of all, she doesn’t respect herself. Searching for a brand new life, Brittany laces up her Converse and runs one block. The following day, two. Fairly quickly, a mile. She lastly has path, however is she on the precise path? BRITTANY RUNS A MARATHON is the story of a lady who desires a greater life, and units out to beat herself one metropolis block at a time.