Shirley is a 2020 American biographical drama film directed by Josephine Decker.
Starring Elisabeth Moss, Michael Stuhlbarg, Odessa Young, Logan Lerman, Victoria Pedretti, Orlagh Cassidy, Robert Wuhl, Paul O'Brien, Bisserat Tseggai, Allen McCullough and others.

Watch the official trailer for Shirley

NEON on Friday, May 08, 2020 released the trailer:
SHIRLEY Trailer - Available Everywhere June 5.

What is Shirley about?

Young couple Fred (Logan Lerman) and Rosie Nemser move in with Stanley (Michael Stuhlbarg) Hyman and Shirley Jackson (Elisabeth Moss) as Fred begins his job at Bennington College, where Stanley is also a professor. No sooner do they arrive than Stanley asks the pregnant Rosie to take over the household chores, as Shirley has become incapacitated by mental illness and writer's block. Shirley is obsessed by story of a young woman who recently disappeared from Bennington's campus and wants to tell her story as a novel. Unbeknownst to the Nemsers, Shirley and Stanley have a perverse arrangement to psychologically break down the Nemsers by causing strains in their marriage, sabotaging Fred's attempts at academic tenure, and to try to instigate affairs with them (which Shirley briefly does with Rosie). As the Nemsers slowly crack under the pressure of Stanley's manipulation and Shirley's abuse, Shirley gains increasing clarity and resolve to finish her novel. By the time that Rosie is on the verge of suicide and Stanley has ensured that Fred is never going to get hired at Bennington, Shirley completes her novel and Stanley declares it a masterpiece. Shirley has some brief regret for ruining the Nemsers' family but she quickly forgets that and dances joyously with Stanley.

Who's in the Shirley cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of Shirley.

Elisabeth Moss Shirley Jackson
Michael Stuhlbarg Stanley Edgar Hyman
Odessa Young Rose Nemser / Paula
Logan Lerman Fred Nemser
Victoria Pedretti Katherine
Orlagh Cassidy Caroline
Robert Wuhl Randy Fisher
Paul O'Brien Dean
Bisserat Tseggai Peggy
Allen McCullough Norman
Tony Manna Drunken Fellow
Molly Fahey Faculty Wife (as Molly Elizabeth Fahey)
Edward O'Blenis Ralph Ellison
Ryan Spahn Drunk Cad
Vincent McCauley Grad Student
Emily Decker Prissy College Student
Kecia Lewis Nurse
Alexandria Sherman Paula

When is Shirley released in cinemas?

The film Shirley was scheduled to be released on January 25, 2020 (Sundance) and on June 5, 2020 (United States) by Neon, Madman Entertainment, September Film and Curzon Artificial Eye.

What are Shirley film specifications?

The duration of the film is 107 minutes.

The film Shirley is rated with "R" rating.

Shirley filming. Principal photography began in late July 2018 in Jefferson Heights, New York.

What are critics and audiences saying about Shirley?

Shirley got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.2/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 87/100.

More information about Shirley you can get at:

IMDB: Shirley

Wikipedia: Shirley (2020 film)

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