Shiva Baby

By Emma Seligman


A near col­lege grad­u­ate, Danielle, gets paid by her sug­ar dad­dy Max and rush­es to meet her neu­rot­ic par­ents at a fam­i­ly Shi­va, a Jew­ish rit­u­al fol­low­ing a loved one’s death. Upon her arrival, she is accost­ed by var­i­ous estranged rel­a­tives about her appear­ance and lack of post-grad plans. Danielle’s day takes an unex­pect­ed turn when her sug­ar dad­dy arrives at the Shi­va with his wife and cry­ing baby…

By : Emma Seligman
Duration : 1h17
With : Rachel Sennott, Molly Gordon, Polly Draper, Danny Deferrari, Fred Melamed, Dianna Agron
Type : Fiction
Nationality : USA

Pro­duc­tion : Kier­an Alt­mann, Katie Schiller, Lizzie Shapiro & Emma Seligman
Script : Emma Seligman
Cin­e­matog­ra­phy : Maria Rusche
Edit­ing : Han­na Park
Music : Ariel Marx
Cast : Rachel Sen­nott, Mol­ly Gor­don, Pol­ly Drap­er, Dan­ny Defer­rari, Fred Melamed, Dian­na Agron
Pro­duc­tion : Shi­va Baby LLC, +1 201 230 05 56,

In Eng­lish with French subtitles


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