, Casey Affleck
supernatural drama set for August.
Us distributor A24 is partnering with Picturehouse Entertainment for the UK release of David Lowery
’s A Ghost Story
The supernatural drama, which stars Rooney Mara
and Casey Affleck
, has been set for August 11.
A24 picked up the film ahead of its premiere at Sundance in January. There, Screen’s review called it a “small, simple story told with exquisite precision and control”.
The film stars Mara as a recently bereaved widow whose husband, played by Affleck, returns to their suburban home as a white-sheeted ghost.Toby Halbrooks
, James M. Johnston
and Adam Donaghey
produced. David Maddox
was an executive producer.
A statement from A24 said that the company was “extremely extremely excited to be getting directly involved in UK distribution”.
“The UK is a vibrant and sophisticated market for cinema, and our films have consistently resonated with audiences there,” the statement read.
Clare Binns, Picturehouse