Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town
|Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Christian Papierniak|
|Written by||Christian Papierniak|
|Music by||Andrew Brassell|
|Edited by||Zach Clark|
|Distributed by||Shout Studios|
Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town is a 2017 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Christian Papierniak. The film stars Mackenzie Davis as a woman at rock bottom who must find her way across Los Angeles in order to crash her ex-boyfriend's engagement party. The film had its world premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 17, 2017. It was theatrically released in the United States by Shout! Studios on June 22, 2018.
The film won the award for Best Narrative Feature at the Tacoma Film Festival (2017). Mackenzie Davis was also awarded Best Actor at the Tacoma Film Festival (2017). In addition she won Best Breakout Performance at the Napa Valley Film Festival (2017). In 2018 the screenplay for the film was permanently added to the Core Collection at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Margaret Herrick Library.
- Mackenzie Davis as Izzy
- Ryan Simpkins as Young Izzy
- Carrie Coon as Virginia
- Alex Russell as Roger
- Alia Shawkat as Agatha Benson
- Lauren Miller Rogen as Ellen Wexler
- Haley Joel Osment as Walt
- Annie Potts as Mary
- Lakeith Stanfield as George
- Melinda McGraw as Mrs. Percy
- Brandon T. Jackson as Dick
- Rob Huebel as Bennett
- Sarah Goldberg as Whitney
- Kyle Kinane as Rabbit
- Salme Geransar as Gypsy
On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 52%, based on 29 reviews, and an average rating of 5.7/10. On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 52 out of 100, based on 14 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".
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- Olsen, Mark (May 9, 2017). "L.A. Film Festival competition lineups mix familiar faces with fresh discoveries". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 14, 2017.
- Busch, Anita (November 13, 2017). "Shout! Factory Launches Shout! Studios, Acquires Three Films For Release". Deadline Hollywood. Penske Business Media. Retrieved November 13, 2017.
- "Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town (2018)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
- "Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
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