EXCLUSIVE: Lydia Dean Pilcher and Ginny Mohler’s characteristic Radium Women has been snapped up by Juno Movies which is taking all North American rights and English-speaking territories. The pic, which made its world premiere on the 2018 Tribeca Movie Pageant, will open on April three on the Quad Cinema in New York adopted by a nationwide roll-out.
Starring Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Joey King and Little Girls‘s Abby Quinn, Radium Women follows teen sisters who dream of Hollywood and Egyptian pyramids as they paint luminous watch dials on the American Radium manufacturing facility in New Jersey. When Jo (Quinn) loses a tooth, Bessie’s (King) world is turned the wrong way up as a thriller slowly unravels. She discovers a company cover-up and, in a radical coming of age story, Bessie and the Radium Women resolve to tackle American Radium. The nationwide sensation following the case of the Radium Women in the end led to vital and lasting impression within the space of office well being and security and the research of radioactivity.
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Radium Women marks the characteristic directorial debuts of Emmy-winning and Oscar nominated producer Lydia Dean Pilcher and filmmaker Ginny Mohler, who co-wrote the characteristic with Brittany Shaw. Pilcher produced the movie together with Emily McEvoy.
“At its coronary heart, the Radium Women’ story is an inspiration for folks in all places to query the details we take with no consideration. It’s as related at present because it was within the 1920’s,” stated Pilcher and Mohler.
Grace and Frankie’s Lily Tomlin, Jane Wagner, Harriet Newman Leve, Jayne Baron Sherman and Willette Klausner are EPs. Already, the film has gained the Alfred P. Sloan Basis Characteristic Movie Award. Radium Women is a Cine Mosaic manufacturing in affiliation with Double Play Connections, Schaefer Sisters, Probo Productions, and Artistic Intuition.
“Radium Women is a strong retelling of a darkish chapter in American historical past that illuminates what it takes for the powerless to stand-up to energy,” says Elizabeth Sheldon of Juno Movies. “We’re proud so as to add this movie to our roster of movies by and about girls.”
Stated Tomlin and Wagner, “Radium Women is a celebration of on a regular basis girls discovering their energy within the unlikeliest of circumstances. Joey King and Abby Quinn ship stand-out performances that discover the intimate lives of their characters and what it took for these girls to piece collectively the obscured components of wrongdoing with the intention to perceive the scope of a bigger injustice. “