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Writers: Oren Moverman, Polly Mann | Director/Producer: Marc Turtletaub | Producers: Wren Arthur, Guy Stodel, Peter Saraf | Editor: Catherine Haight | Composer: Dustin O'Halloran | Cinematographer: Chris Norr | Cast: Kelly Macdonald, Irrfan Khan, David Denman, Bubba Weiler, Austin Abrams, Liv Hewson | USA / 2018 / 102 min
About the Film
Agnes (Kelly Macdonald) has lived in the same house in Bridgeport, Connecticut her entire life. She never went to college, instead devoting herself to her husband and now-grown sons. Her routine existence is disrupted when she receives a complicated jigsaw puzzle for her birthday and solves it effortlessly. While exploring her newfound passion for puzzles—something that makes her feel extraordinary—she meets fellow puzzler Robert (Irrfan Khan), who awakens long-buried emotions. Macdonald gives a tender, assured performance as a woman finally pursuing her own desires.
About the Filmmakers
Marc Turtletaub has been a producer for fourteen years through two production companies. In 2004, he co-founded Big Beach with Peter Saraf and has served as a producer on all of the company’s films including the Academy Award-winning Little Miss Sunshine, directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. Prior to founding Big Beach, Turtletaub created Deep River Productions in 2000 with David Friendly.