The film stars Cosmo Jarvis, newcomer Dela Meskienyar, Jonny Lee Miller, and Victor Garber.
Written and directed by Sutton, the film portrays the innocence of love against the backdrop of gentrification, and will have its world premiere as part of Berlinale’s newest section, Encounters, which aims to foster aesthetically and structurally daring works from independent, innovative filmmakers.
The film centers on a power-hungry real estate developer, who decides to destroy Saul’s (Jarvis) grandparents’ home to make way for a parking lot. Saul is left desperate and angry, impotent in a world beyond his control. Young, reckless and alone, he takes on the persona of the “Funny Face” mask to take revenge.
Then he meets the rebellious Zama (Meskienyar), and as