The delicious anxiety that defines the watching experience of Emma Seligman’s debut feature Shiva Baby begins with the very first scene - a phone call from Mom during sex and doesn’t stop until the credits roll.. ★★★★ ” Movie Blogger
The last person Danielle expects to run into at a family shiva (week-long mourning period in Judaism) is her sugar daddy Max, and his beautiful wife and baby… oh, and her ex-girlfriend too! What a recipe for… complete anxiety and chaos?!
This sharp-witted dark comedy from first-time feature writer/director Emma Seligman is a quirky yet sensitive exploration of the pressure young people face today.
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