Wednesday, 24 February 2016
Axiom Films is thrilled to announce that Josh & Benny Safdie’s HEAVEN KNOWS WHAT will be released in cinemas from 29th April.
This stunning feature film received its World Premiere at Venice, winning the CICAE Award. It has gone on to receive rave reviews and become a cult classic on the festival circuit, screening at Toronto, SXSW, New York and Tokyo, (winning the Grand Prix and Best Director Award) amongst many other prestigious festivals.
Written by Josh Safdie and Ronald Bronstein and based on Arielle Holmes' memoir Mad Love in New York City, HEAVEN KNOWS WHAT follows the story of Harley, a young heroin addict (played by Holmes in a tour de force performance) living on the streets of New York City and her highly charged relationship with her boyfriend, Ilya (played by Caleb Landry Jones (X-Men: First Class, Byzantium). HEAVEN KNOWS WHAT also features Buddy Duress and rapper Necro.
Axiom’s Head of Acquisitions, Rocío Freire-Bernat said: “We are absolutely delighted to have acquired this bold, remarkable feature film, which has already become somewhat of a cult classic on the festival circuit and is sure to resonate strongly with UK & Irish audiences alike, as it has internationally.”