Magazine article Screen International

Tribeca-Bound Comedy 'Adult Life Skills' Gets Sales, Distribution

Magazine article Screen International

Tribeca-Bound Comedy 'Adult Life Skills' Gets Sales, Distribution

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Tribeca-bound UK comedy Adult Life Skills (formerly known as How To Live Yours) has secured an international sales deal with Independent and a UK distribution deal with fledgling London-based outfit Lorton Distribution, which will make the film its first release.

Broadchurch actress Jodie Whittaker (Black Sea) stars in writer-director Rachel Tunnard's Tribeca world-premiere about a young woman experiencing an early 'mid-life crisis' who lives in a shed at the bottom of her mum's garden and makes videos using her thumbs as characters.

Supporting cast include Lorraine Ashbourne (The Selfish Giant), Brett Goldstein (SuperBob), Alice Lowe (Sightseers), Eileen Davies (Sightseers) Rachael Deering (The Last Hours Of Laura K), Edward Hogg (Jupiter Ascending) and newcomer Ozzy Myers.

The film is the feature adaptation of Tunnard's 2015 BAFTA-nominated short Emotional Fusebox, which starred much of the same cast.

Former Screen Star of Tomorrow Michael Berliner produces. Executive producers are Ken Marshall, Richard Holmes, Paul Ashton, David Hinds, Andrew Hinds, Neil Hinds, David Fransen, Jodie Whittaker and Jakob Abrahamsson with Sean Wheelan of Filmgate Films co-producing. …

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