The mockumentary mystery is directed through Invoice Benz, with a screenplay from Annie Clark and Carrie Brownstein.
St. Vincent (Annie Clark) is having reasonably the 12 months. Now not handiest did she simply free up her new psychedelic, ’70s-inspired album “Daddy’s House,” however her upcoming mockumentary movie “The Nowhere Inn” could also be about to be launched from IFC Movies. Opening on September 17 in theaters and on call for, “The Nowhere Inn” is directed through Invoice Benz from a script through Clark and her friend Carrie Brownstein, the comic and Sleater-Kinney musician. The movie is a scalpel-sharp critique of the character of famous person and the insanity of repute, and what’s arrange as an easy documentary about Grammy winner St. Vincent and her profession quickly devolves right into a mental mystery. Watch the brand new teaser trailer beneath.
Right here’s the reputable synopsis from IFC Movies: “From real-life buddies Annie Clark (aka Grammy Award-winning musician St. Vincent) and Carrie Brownstein (‘Portlandia,’ Sleater-Kinney, the best-selling ‘Starvation Makes Me a Fashionable Lady’) comes the metafictional account of 2 inventive forces banding in combination to make a documentary about St. Vincent’s song, traveling existence, and public personality. However they briefly uncover unpredictable forces lurking inside of matter and filmmaker that threaten to derail the friendship, the undertaking, and the duo’s inventive lives.”
The movie gained sturdy opinions out of the 2020 Sundance Movie Pageant, the place it first debuted as an international premiere, together with from IndieWire’s own Eric Kohn who wrote, “On its floor, ‘The Nowhere Inn’ facilities on St. Vincent’s street shuttle as she struggles to reconcile her onstage personality along with her extra grounded identification as Annie Clark. It’s a adventure that’s absurd and eerie, ridiculous and deep. Pitched someplace between conventional rockumentary tropes and a heap of zany Grownup Swim shorts, it dips into the deadpan folksy satire of Brownstein’s ‘Portlandia’ sooner than veering right into a shapeshifting mental mystery worthy of antique De Palma. Lovers of St. Vincent’s bright rock compositions received’t in finding a lot new details about her personality, however the film supplies a welcome extension of her artistry nevertheless.”
Debut function filmmaker Invoice Benz is a common “Portlandia” collaborator and author, right here turning in a postmodern remark on fact and identification. That is the tale of 2 shut buddies as they are trying to strive against the reality out of a fancy matter sooner than their creative lives eat them completely.