99 min | HD | 2016
U.S. Theatrical Release: TBD, 2016
MPAA Rating: Not Yet Rated
Cast: Rachel Griffiths (Academy Award® nominee, Hilary and Jackie), Barry Keoghan (Trespass Against Us), Michael McEllhatton (Game of Thrones)
Director: Rebecca Daly (The Other Side of Sleep, Cannes Director’s Fortnight 2011)
Country of Origin: Ireland, Netherlands, and Luxembourg
Rebecca Daly’s critically acclaimed dramatic feature film Mammal stars Academy Award® nominated and Golden Globe® winning actress Rachel Griffiths and rising Irish star Barry Keoghan.
Mammal is the compelling story of a woman (Griffiths) who has lost her son and develops an unorthodox relationship with a homeless youth (Keoghan). Their tentative trust is threatened by his involvement with a violent gang and the escalation of her ex-husband’s (McElhatton) grieving rage.
The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2016 and was included in Vanity Fair’s Top 10 Films of Sundance. It had its European premiere at the International Film Festival Rotterdam and has also screened at the Gothenburg International Film Festival in Sweden.
Awards: Panavision Spirit Award for Independent Cinema at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival