Wildcard to release Vivarium in Irish cinemas from March 27th
Lorcan Finnegan’s sci-fi thriller Vivarium starring The Social Network’s Jesse Eisenberg, Green Room’s Imogen Poots and written by Garret Shanley will be released in Irish cinemas on 27th March 2020.
their search for the perfect home, Gemma (Poots) and Tom (Eisenberg) find
themselves trapped in a mysterious labyrinth-like suburban neighborhood named
Yonder. All attempts to escape end in failure, culminating in the discovery of
a baby on the pavement outside house number 9 with the instructions ‘raise the
child and be released’. Reminiscent of the likes of Get Out and TV’s
Black Mirror, Vivarium is as thrillingly provocative as it is wickedly
enjoyable and takes you on a trip into an unforgettable suburban Twilight
its world debut in competition as part of Critics’ Week at the Cannes Film
Festival (2019) where it picked up the Gan Foundation Award, the film went on
to screen at some of the most prestigious film festivals around the world
including the Sitges International Film Festival where Imogen Poots was awarded
Best Actress and the BFI London Film Festival last month where it received rave
Vivarium is a European co-production with Brendan McCarthy and John McDonnell producing for Dublin’s Fantastic Films along with Jean-Yves Roubin of Belgium’s Frakas Productions and Alexander Brøndsted of Denmark’s Pingpong Film.
Vivarium will be released by Wildcard DistributionWildcard Distribution is an Irish film distributor established in early 2013 specialising in new and fresh approaches to distribution. More in Irish cinemas on 27th March 2020.