EGG is now available on Amazon, iTunes, Hulu, On Demand through Gravitas Ventures.
In the UK, New Zealand and Australia it is distributed under the title MOTHERHOOD by Vertigo Releasing.
EGG, written by Risa Mickenberg, directed by Marianna Palka. Produced by Michele Ganeless, Alysia Reiner, David Alan Basche. (USA) – World Premiere TriBeCa Film Festival. In this unflinching satire, two couples and a surrogate lay bare the complications, contradictions, heartbreak, and absurdities implicit in how we think about parenthood and why some of us choose to forgo it. Starring Christina Hendricks (Mad Men), Anna Camp (Pitch Perfect), Alysia Reiner (Orange Is The New Black), , Gbenga Akinnagbe (The Wire), David Alan Basche (The Good Wife).
World Premier at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival in the Spotlight Program.
Egg is 100% Fresh Rotten Tomatoes
“Wicked, fast-pace dialogue… A whip-smart social satire with a piercingly sharp screenplay by Risa Mickenberg that has echoes of “Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf…” –Chicago Sun Times
“A drama laced with unblinkered truths about the sometimes ruthless, sometimes warm-hearted ways that women see themselves and each other.” - The Hollywood Reporter:
"A biting satire that explores motherhood in a surprisingly emotional way... shedding a special light on women who actively choose not to be mothers.” - The Playlist
“A searing examination of how class, privilege, money, and freedom of choice intersect.” – Refinery 29
“The erudite, Egg… Biting comedy.” – LA Times
“EGG matches Albee and raises him one, bringing maternal and women’s issues out of the shadows.” - Indy NYC
"Written by first-time (and immensely talented) screenwriter Risa Mickenberg.” - Womens Voices For Change
"A chamber piece brimming with vicious humor and barely contained fury, Egg is enduring, frightening, and deeply troubling.” - Citizen Dame
Cherry Picks: Run, don’t walk.
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The film was awarded the first Acclaimed Collaboration Awards by the Women In Media and the Arts Coalition, created to encourage collaborative work from women across the arts and media to create new artistic work. The film had all female department heads and a 70% female crew.