Julia Hart’s newest will open the 2020 version of AFI Fest. “I’m Your Lady” sees “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s” Rachel Brosnahan main one other interval story.
Set within the 1970s, “I’m Your Lady” follows a lady “who’s pressured to go on the run after her husband betrays his companions, sending her and her child on a harmful journey.” Hart penned the script with Jordan Horowitz.
Hart most just lately wrote and directed Disney+ musical YA romance “Stargirl.” Her different options embody “Quick Coloration” and “Miss Stevens.”
Brosnahan has gained an Emmy and two Golden Globe awards for her starring function on “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” which is ready to return for a fourth season on Prime Video. “Home of Playing cards,” “The Best Hours,” and “The Blacklist” are amongst her different credit.
“Now greater than ever it is crucial for movie festivals to create a platform for audiences to find nice movies, and ‘I’m Your Lady’ is cinematic storytelling at its greatest,” stated AFI Festivals director Michael Lumpkin, per Variety. “With a fascinating and complicated narrative of a lady on the run, director and author Julia Hart takes us on surprising journey that speaks on to the present state of our world and the actual which means of friendship, love, and household.”
Slated to happen October 15-22, AFI Fest has gone digital this yr because of COVID-19. This marks the fourth yr in a row woman-directed movie has opened the fest. Dee Rees’ “Mudbound” kicked off AFI Fest in 2017, Mimi Leder’s “On the Foundation of Intercourse” in 2018, and Melina Matsoukas’ “Queen & Slim” in 2019.