Heralding both a new filmmaking voice with director Pippa Bianco and breakthrough actor with Rhianne Barreto, Share was one of the more striking films I saw at this year’s New Directors/New Films. World premiering a few months earlier at Sundance, where Barreto picked up an acting award and Bianco earned a Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award, the drama examines sexual assault in the modern age with a distinct eye.
Ahead of a July premiere on HBO, the first trailer has now arrived for the film also starring Charlie Plummer, Poorna Jagannathan, J.C. MacKenzie, Nicholas Galitzine, Lovie Simone and Danny Mastrogiorgio. Jake Howell said in our Sundance review, “The aftermath of a sexual assault—the cell phone footage of which goes viral—is the subject of Share, writer-director Pippa Bianco’s debut feature film that deftly mines morose, intelligent drama from its entirely real scenario.”
See the trailer and poster below.
Based on Pippa Bianco’s Cannes Film Festival award-winning short of the same name, this feature-length drama stars Rhianne Barreto as 16-year-old Mandy, who discovers a disturbing video from a night she doesn’t remember and must try to figure out what happened and how to navigate the escalating fallout.
Share premieres on HBO on June 27.