State of the Union

Tribeca TV

New York Premiere

UK | 100 MINUTES

STATE OF THE UNION

Comedy, Drama
An original comedy series about contemporary relationships. Each ten-minute episode is set in a pub immediately before Louise (Rosamund Pike) and Tom (Chris O’Dowd) have their weekly marital therapy session.

After the Screening: A conversation with director and executive producer Stephen Frears, and screenwriter and executive producer Nick Hornby. Moderated by Caryn James.

CAST & CREDITS

Network
SundanceTV
Director
Stephen Frears
Executive Producer (Main Credit)
Jamie Laurenson, Hakan Kousetta, Iain Canning, Emile Sherman
Screenwriter
Nick Hornby
Additional Executive Producers
Nick Hornby, Stephen Frears
Production Company
See-Saw Films
Cast
Rosamund Pike, Chris O'Dowd

PANELISTS

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Caryn James

Caryn James is film critic for BBC Culture, and a regular contributor on film and television to The Wall Street Journal and The Hollywood Reporter. She has appeared on CBS Sunday Morning, MSNBC, and other programs as a film commentator and is the author of the novels Glorie and What Caroline Knew.

Nick Hornby

Nick Hornby

Nick Hornby is an Oscar®-nominated screenwriter and award-winning author. He has received Academy Award® nominations for his adaptations of Colm Tóibín’s Brooklyn and Lynn Barber’s An Education. Nick’s best-selling books High Fidelity, About a Boy, A Long Way Down, Fever Pitch and Juliet, Naked have been made into feature films. Nick’s other novels include How to be Good and Funny Girl, and his non-fiction work includes 31 Songs, and The Complete Polysyllabic Spree. Nick has received the EM Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts & Letters. He's Co-founder of the children’s writing charity The Ministry of Stories.

Stephen Frears

Stephen Frears

Regarded as one of Britain's finest directors, Stephen Frears has embraced a wide variety of styles, themes and genres. His career began in television and in the mid-1980s he turned to the cinema shooting The Hit and My Beautiful Laundrette. He soon began working in Hollywood, with Dangerous Liaisons and The Grifters (for which he was Oscar®-nominated) among his most notable titles. For his 2006 film The Queen he was again nominated for an Oscar. His subsequent films include Philomena, Florence Foster Jenkins and Victoria & Abdul. Frears most recently directed the acclaimed television series A Very English Scandal.


CONTACTS

Press Contact
Katie Lanegran
AMC Networks
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 646 740 5611
katie.lanegran@amcnetworks.com