‘Room’ opens in limited US release this weekend October 16, 2015


Lenny Abrahamson’s adaptation of Emma O’Donughue’s best selling book, Room, opens in the US on limited release  this weekend.

Distributor A24 are rolling out the film on an October 16th platform release in New York and Los Angeles before a nationwide expansion on November 6th.

The film made its world premier in September at the Telluride Film Festival to rave reviews (some of which can be read here), and is already the subject of much Oscar talk, having taken home the  Grolsch People’s Choice Award at this years Toronto International Film festival and the Best Narrative Feature at the Aspen Filmfest in Colorado.

Starring Brie Larson, Joan Allen and William H. Macy, Room tells the harrowing story of a young woman (Larson) and her 5-year-old son, Jack (newcomer Jacob Tremblay) who have been locked in a 10-foot by 10-foot single room as prisoners for multiple years. The room is the only home Jack has ever known, but as his curiosity is building alongside his Mothers own desperation, she knows it cannot contain either indefinitely…

An Element Pictures and No Trace Camping production, produced by Ed Guiney and David Gross, the movie was was edited here at Screen Scene by Nathan Nugent, with full sound post taking place here and at Ardmore Sound. Screen Scene also provided all the films VFX.