Director Jason Reitman, screenwriter Diablo Cody, and actor Charlize Theron—the team behind the 2011 comedy Young Adult
—join forces once again for Tully
, a bold new dramedy that confronts the many taboos of motherhood. A bittersweet spin on the classic fairy godmother tale, Tully stars Theron as Marlo, a mother of three battling stress and resentment. When she hires the titular Tully (Mackenzie Davis), a younger nanny, her new employee’s free-spirited ways ignite her previously dormant inner spark.
—Matt BaroneScreening with Tribeca Talks: Director's Series - Jason Reitman with Tamara Jenkins
Following the New York Premiere of his film Tully
, writer, director, and producer Jason Reitman will sit down with revered writer-director Tamara Jenkins (The Savages, Slums of Beverly Hills
) to discuss his latest film, as well as his eminent career as the writer-director of witty, satirical indie comedies such as Thank you For Smoking
and Up in the Air
. Reitman’s collaborations with screenwriter Diablo Cody have produced such memorable films as Young Adult
, the latter of which was Roger Ebert’s favorite film of 2007. Nominated for four Academy® Awards by the age of 32, and the winner of a Golden Globe for best screenplay for Up in the Air
, Reitman has established himself as a formidable voice in independent filmmaking.