The Evening Hour (film)

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The Evening Hour
The Evening Hour poster.jpg
Directed byBraden King
Produced by
Screenplay byElizabeth Palmore
Based onThe Evening Hour
by Carter Sickels
Starring
Music byBoxhead Ensemble
CinematographyDeclan Quinn
Edited by
Production
companies
  • Secret Engine
  • Washington Square Films
Release date
  • January 27, 2020 (2020-01-27) (Sundance)
Running time
115 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

The Evening Hour is a 2020 American drama film, directed by Braden King from a screenplay by Elizabeth Palmore. It is based upon the 2012 novel of the same name by Carter Sickels. It stars Philip Ettinger, Stacy Martin, Cosmo Jarvis, Michael Trotter, Kerry Bishé and Lili Taylor.

It had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 27, 2020.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

In March 2016, it was announced Cynthia Nixon, Brian Geraghty, Marin Ireland and Michael Trotter had joined the cast of the film, with Braden King directing from a screenplay by Elizabeth Palmore based upon the 2012 novel of the same name by Carter Sickels.[2] In November 2018, it was announced Phillip Ettinger, Stacy Martin, Cosmo Jarvis, Kerry Bishé, Lili Taylor, Marc Menchaca, Tess Harper and Frank Hoyt Taylor had joined the cast of the film, replacing Nixon, Geraghty and Ireland.[3]

Release[edit]

It had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 27, 2020.[4]

Reception[edit]

Critical response[edit]

The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reports an approval rating of 90% with an average score of 7.33/10, based on 10 reviews.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Evening Hour". Sundance Film Festival. Retrieved December 18, 2019.
  2. ^ Hipes, Patrick (March 15, 2016). "Cynthia Nixon & Rookie Michael Trotter To Star In Indie Drama 'Evening Hour'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 18, 2019.
  3. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (November 19, 2018). "Lili Taylor Replaces Cynthia Nixon In 'The Evening Hour' Indie Drama". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 18, 2019.
  4. ^ Siegel, Tatiana (December 4, 2019). "Sundance Unveils Female-Powered Lineup Featuring Taylor Swift, Gloria Steinem, Abortion Road Trip Drama". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 18, 2019.
  5. ^ "THE EVENING HOUR". rottentomatoes.com. Retrieved 2020-03-02.

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