Brittany Runs a Marathon

Showed at Images 9/13/2019–9/26/2019

Starring: Jillian Bell, Alice Lee, Michaela Watkins, Micah Stock, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Lil Rel Howery

Hilarious, outgoing and always up for a good time, New Yorker Brittany Forgler is everybody’s best friend ― except maybe her own. At 27, her hard-partying ways, chronic underemployment and toxic relationships are catching up with her, but when she stops by a new doctor’s office to try to score some Adderall, she gets slapped with a prescription she never wanted: Get healthy.

Too broke for a gym and too proud to ask for help, Brit is at a loss, until her seemingly together neighbor Catherine pushes her to lace up her Converse sneakers and run one sweaty block. The next day, she runs two. And soon, after finishing her first mile, she sets an almost unthinkable goal: running in the New York City Marathon.

  • Director: Paul Downs Colaizzo
  • Rating: R
  • Runtime: 1 hour 43 minutes
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama

“Brittany is utterly charming, and she’s also totally human, a funny and flinty and real protagonist who can inspire tears and laughs from scene to scene, even minute to minute.”

– Indiewire