Molly Manning Walker, the English cinematographer-turned-filmmaker whose debut function “The way to Have Intercourse” gained a prize at this 12 months’s Cannes Movie Competition, has signed with CAA for illustration.
Penned and directed by Manning Walker, “The way to Have Intercourse” world premiered at Cannes in Un Sure Regard the place it gained greatest prize and earned unanimous reward. The movie follows three British teenage women who go on a rites-of-passage vacation in sun-drenched Crete and discover themselves navigating the complexities of intercourse, consent and self-discovery.
Selection‘s Man Lodge described the movie as “recent, head-turning debut” that “lays out the minefield of sexual training and consent for a post-#MeToo technology, with a precision to its ambiguities that may draw gasps from its characters’ contemporaries and elders alike.” The film was acquired by MUBI in a number of territories earlier than debuting in Cannes. Will probably be launched theatrically by MUBI on Nov. 3 within the U.Okay. and in early 2024 within the U.S..
Together with profitable accolades at festivals world wide, “The way to Have Intercourse” just lately earned 13 British Unbiased Movie Awards nominations, together with Greatest British Unbiased Movie, Greatest Director, and the Douglas Hickox Award for Greatest Debut Director. “The way to Have Intercourse” was produced by Wild Swim’s Ivana MacKinnon (“Beast”) and Emily Leo (“Beneath the Shadow”), alongside Heretic’s Konstantinos Kontovrakis (“Triangle of Unhappiness”). Film4 and the BFI, awarding Nationwide Lottery funding, developed the mission and financed the manufacturing, alongside mk2 Movies. Govt producers are Farhana Bhula and Ben Coren for Film4, Kristin Irving for the BFI, Nathanaël Karmitz and Fionnuala Jamison for mk2 Movies, Giorgos Karnavas for Heretic, and Phil Hunt and Compton Ross for Head Gear.
Manning Walker beforehand directed the brief “Good Thanks, You?” which performed at Cannes’ Critics Week, and “The Forgotten C” which was nominated for a BIFA.
As a cinematographer, Manning Walker has additionally been critically acclaimed, engaged on documentary, fiction, and promoting campaigns. Most just lately, “Scrapper,” which she lensed, gained this 12 months’s Sundance’s World Cinema Grand Jury Prize and a BIFA nomination for Greatest Cinematography.
She continues to be represented by Unbiased Expertise.