The Cleveland International Film Festival promotes artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition to enrich the life of the community.
Run Time: 94 minutes
Marlo (Charlize Theron), a mother of three, including a newborn, is gifted a night nanny by her wealthy brother (Mark Duplass). While at first hesitant to accept the extravagance, she comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging young nanny Tully (Mackenzie Davis). Theron gives an unflinchingly honest performance as a woman combating the exhaustion and desperation of an overwhelmed mother, with little help from her somewhat inattentive husband Drew (Ron Livingston). To the rescue comes Tully, a 26-year-old witty and sexy dream come true who’s bound to change their lives in more ways than one. The third collaboration between director Jason Reitman and screenwriter Diablo Cody, TULLY is a funny, moving, and insightful look at motherhood that features captivating performances by its two female leads.
Tower City Cinemas
Friday, April 06, 2018 at 9:00 PM
Saturday, April 07, 2018 at 11:15 AM
American Independents Competition
Jason Reitman was born in 1977 in Montréal. He studied English and creative writing at the University of Southern California. Reitman appeared as an actor in his father Ivan Reitman’s films before launching a directing career of his own. Reitman has received one Grammy Award and four Academy Award® nominations.
Thank You for Smoking (2005), Juno (2007), Up in the Air (2009), Young Adult (2011), Labor Day (2013), Men, Women & Children (2014), TULLY (2017)
Helen Estabrook, Jason Reitman, Aaron L. Gilbert, Charlize Theron, Beth Kono, A.J. Dix, Mason Novick, Diablo Cody
Corinne Clark, Jennifer Page, Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, Mark Duplass, Ron Livingston