This is the first official trailer released Mass, an emotionally charged thriller from actor-turned-director Fran Kranz. The film stars Jason Isaacs, Martha Plimpton, Ann Dowd and Reed Birney in the lead roles. Mass It received rave reviews at the Sundance Film Festival this January and will have a worldwide theatrical release in October. Kranz directing Mass From his original screenplay, Bleacher Street produced the film.
In MassTragedy comes upon a couple, Jay and Gail Perry (Jason Isaacs and Martha Plimpton) when his son becomes the victim of a mass shooting at his school. Hoping to elicit some sort of catharsis, the couple meet face-to-face with the shooter’s parents, Richard and Linda, played by Reed Birney and Ann Dowd, respectively. Thereafter a film set mostly tells the story from two different perspectives in the same room. A Study of Grief and Acceptance, Mass A timely and important film that transmits its message brilliantly.
“Years after an unspeakable tragedy tore their lives apart, the two groups of parents agreed to speak privately in an attempt to move on. fran cranzoo’ Making his debut and directing debut, he thoughtfully examines the journey of grief, anger, and acceptance by coming face-to-face with those who have been left behind. “
Fran Kranz, perhaps best known for playing Marty in The Cabin in the Woods, made his writing and directing debut with Mass. And judging by the initial reviews of the film, he is sure to have a long and successful career in Hollywood as a filmmaker. Kranz spoke to Deadline earlier this year about how a real-life tragedy inspired him to come up with this thoughtful film.
“that [Parkland Shooting 2018] Set a course for the next two, three years where I became a bit obsessive about the subject to be honest. The catalyst was really feeling incredible compassion and empathy for those directly involved that I hadn’t felt before.”
He said, “Besides the pandemic, we are already in this world where it is becoming more convenient to be isolated and isolated, but the human connection, the physical human connection and the power of being in the presence of another human being It can be, healing and important and powerful. I wanted to remind people of this. I wanted to restore some faith in the idea that no, we can do this. We can sit together and we work through things. And we can even without the other person agreeing and still essentially at odds, in terms of perspective, we can still reconcile.”
Described as one of the best films of the year, Mass Currently sitting on a fresh 91% score on Rotten Tomatoes, critics have praised the powerhouse performances of all four lead actors under Kranz’s meticulous direction. Bleacher Street Productions, which is behind many original and unique films like the Al Pacino starrer Danny Collins, starring Tobey Maguire pawn sacrifice, and Steven Soderbergh’s Logan Lucky, acquired distribution rights Mass shortly after its premiere at Sundance. Mass Will release in the US on October 08, 2021. Sky Cinema will distribute the film in the UK and Ireland.