Pieces of a Woman is a 2020 feature film directed by Kornell Mundrucho and written by Kata Weber. Featuring
• Vanessa Kirby
• Shia LaBeouf
• Molly Parker
• Sarah Snook
• Iliza Schlesinger
• Benny Safdie
• Jimmie Fails and Ellen Burstyn.
Martin Scorsese is an executive producer. The film is directly related to the scene of the same name at Mundruczó and Wéber in 2018, where the art ensemble TR Warszawa will perform.
The film world premiered at the 77th Venice Film Festival on September 4, 2020, and Kirby won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress. On December 30th, 2020 the film will be broadcasted in preferred theaters and on January 7th, 2021 digitally on Netflix.
Martha and Sean Carson are close biological parents from Boston whose lives were forever changed. When they were brought home by a restless midwife accused of criminal negligence. So for Martha, a year-long journey began, grieving as she overcame an unstable relationship with her husband, a dominant mother, and a publicly defiled midwife who needed to be tried.
• Vanessa Kirby as Martha Weiss
• Shia LaBeouf as Sean Carson
• Ellen Burstyn as Elizabeth Weiss
• Molly Parker as Eve Woodward
• Sarah Snook as Suzanne
• Iliza Shlesinger as Anita Weiss
• Benny Safdie as Chris
• Jimmie Fails as Max
• Domenic Di Rosa as Dr. Ron
Sam Levinson will be the general producer of the film. Jimmy Fails, Ellen Burstyn, Molly Parker, and Eliza Schlesinger had failed to join the cast in December 2019. Howard Shore wrote the music. The main photo shoot began in December 2019 in Montreal.
The world premiere of the film will take place at the official competition of the 77th Venice International Film Festival on September 4, 2020. Shortly thereafter, Netflix acquired the right to distribute the film worldwide. The film was also shown at the Toronto International Film Festival in late September 2020.
According to rating aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film received 80% approval ratings with an average rating of 7.30 / 10 out of 55 reviews. The site’s critical comments were “pieces of a woman who fought for momentum after making an amazing discovery, but Vanessa Kirby’s Acting is a portrait of the emotional sadness in the end. That results in the Metacritic obtained a burdened normal score of 69 out of 100 established on 11 reviews. “