A Film By Antonio Campos
Starring Rebecca Hall, Michael C. Hall, Tracy Letts, Maria Dizzia, J. Smith-Cameron
Rebecca Hall breathes life into this tragic true story of Christine Chubbuck in Christine which is available on digital download now, and out on Blu-ray and DVD 27th February.
Christine is a meticulous portrayal of a woman on the edge. It sheds light on her mental health struggle that in 1974 lead to one of the most extreme media moments of the 20th century, shocking the world by taking her own life, live on air.
Christine, always the smartest person in the room at a small town Florida news station, is relentless in her pursuit of an on-air position.
As an aspiring newswoman with an eye for nuance and an interest in social justice, she finds herself constantly butting heads with her boss, who constantly pushes for juicier stories that will drive ratings higher.
Plagued by self-doubt and a tumultuous home life, Christine’s diminishing hope begins to rise when an on-air co-worker initiates a friendship which ultimately becomes yet another unrequited love.
Disillusioned as her world continues to close in on her, Christine takes a dark and surprising turn.
Christine premiered at 2016 Sundance Film Festival to critical acclaim and a nomination for the Grand Jury Prize.
In a career defining role Rebecca Hall mesmerises audiences with the internal struggle of Christine Chubbuck, and is joined by supporting cast members Michael C.Hall, Tracy Letts, Maria Dizzia and J. Smith-Cameron.
With haunting writing from writer and producer Craig Shilowich, Christine is directed by Antonio Campos.
Christine is available now on digital download and out on Blu-ray and DVD 27th February.