Suzi Yoonessi USA / 2018 / 79:01 minutes
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A recovering sex and love addict starts a rock band with her sponsor’s eccentric brother in this charming comedy that's inspired by a true story.
Award-winning director Suzi Yoonessi’s feature film UNLOVABLE (2018) premiered at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival, winning a Special Jury Prize. The Duplass Brothers produced film was picked up by MGM for theatrical distribution. Yoonessi’s film DEAR LEMON LIMA (2009) premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival. The film was released by Phase 4 Films, HBO, Showtime and The Sundance Channel. Yoonessi most recently directed DAPHNE AND VELMA (2018) for Warner Bros.
Yoonessi was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Directing of go90’s Relationship Status. Yoonessi directs branded, short and commercial spots for Funny or Die, Condé Nast, Smart Girls, Attn:, Portal A, Retrofit and Super Deluxe. Yoonessi was nominated for a Streamy Award for her International Women’s Day spot #OwnYouVoice.
Yoonessi received her BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute, and her MFA from Columbia University where she was a recipient of the FMI Directing Fellowship.
Executive Producer(s): Mark Duplass, Jay Duplass, Suzi Yoonessi, Sarah Smick, Ian Michaels, Cary Anderson
Producer(s): Jen Roskind
Director(s): Suzi Yoonessi
Screenwriter(s): Charlene deGuzman, Sarah Adina Smith, Mark Duplass
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