Landline

Showed at Images 8/25/2017–8/31/2017

Starring: Jenny Slate, Edie Falco, Abby Quinn, John Turturro, Jay Duplass, Finn Wittrock

Obvious Child director Gillian Robespierre reunites with comedian Jenny Slate for this acclaimed Sundance favorite.

The Manhattan of 1995: a land without cell phones, but abundant in CD listening stations, bar smoke, and family dysfunction. Enter the Jacobs. Eldest daughter Dana’s looming marriage to straight-laced Ben prompts a willful dive into her wild side, while her younger sister, Ali, is still in high school but leads a covert life of sex, drugs, and clubbing. After discovering love letters penned by their father, the sisters try to expose his apparent affair while keeping it from their all-too-composed mother.

Gillian Robespierre, director and cowriter of Landline, will join us for a Skype Q&A following the 7pm show on Saturday, August 26.

  • Director: Gillian Robespierre
  • Runtime: 1 hour 37 minutes
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama

“Landline is a textured, silly, sweet, and deeply felt comedy that traces the distance between the most satisfied parts of ourselves and the most desperate, between the people we are and the people we think we should be.”

– Indiewire