The Understudy

The Understudy

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Terminally unemployed, dating challenged Rebecca, thinks she’s scored her big break on Broadway by landing a job with infamous Ian. Instead of a dream job, Rebecca finds herself scrubbing floors while listening to vapid starlet Simone complain about her perfect life.

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SYNOPSIS

Terminally unemployed, dating challenged Rebecca, (Marin Ireland)  thinks she’s scored her big break on Broadway by landing a job with infamous Ian. (Richard KindInstead of a dream job, Rebecca finds herself scrubbing floors while listening to vapid starlet Simone (Kelli Giddish) complain about her perfect life. Fed up, one day she “accidentally” shoves Simone over a balcony — suddenly a star is born as Rebecca moves from Understudy to Star! Everything is perfect until an even bigger Diva is brought in, The Great Greta (Gloria Reuben). What to do? Kill your way to the top…


TECH SPECS

Running Time: 96 minutes
Format: 1:78 (HD)
Sound: Dolby SR
Rating: Pending
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Language: English
Website: www.MansionPicturesNY.com



AWARDS, FESTIVALS, PUBLICITY

Official Selection — Avignon Film Festival
Official Selection — Cambridge Film Festival
Official Selection — Sao Paulo International Film Festival
Official Selection — Film Columbia
Official Selection — Bahamas International Film Festival
Official Selection — Gotham Film Festival

“The caustic humor of the film leaves none of the characters unscathed, but there are truisms and genuine emotion bubbling beneath it all.” 
LA Weekly

“likably offbeat…”
 
The Daily Variety

“Wowing audiences…” 
Los Angeles Times

Moviehole (podcast)

Deadline Hollywood interview

Shockya

On Screen & Beyond

Alien Bee

writer Karen Benardello interviews actress Marin Ireland

Rotten Tomatoes

Broadway World

The New York Times

The Village Voice

Actor from “THE UNDERSTUDY” lands new TV role – Deadline Hollywood

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