"Pieces of a Woman" is a 2020 drama film directed by Kornél Mundruczó.
The starring cast includes Vanessa Kirby, Shia LaBeouf, Molly Parker, Sarah Snook, Iliza Shlesinger, Ellen Burstyn, Benny Safdie, Jimmie Fails, Domenic Di Rosa, Steven McCarthy and others.

Here are "Pieces of a Woman" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for Pieces of a Woman movie?

Netflix on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 released the trailer for "Pieces of a Woman" you can watch here:
Pieces of a Woman | Official Trailer | Netflix.

Plot summary

What is Pieces of a Woman movie plot?

Here is a short review of "Pieces of a Woman" movie plot summary.

Martha (Vanessa Kirby) and Sean (Shia LaBeouf) are expecting their first child. Martha goes into labor and Sean calls their midwife, Barbara; she is unavailable and sends another midwife, Eva (Molly Parker), in her place. Martha struggles with nausea and pain during contractions and, when she reaches ten centimetres, Eva realizes the baby's heart rate has dropped dangerously low. Sean asks Eva if they are safe to continue and Eva says yes. Martha soon gives birth to a baby girl. Eva then notices the baby is turning blue and attempts to revive her, but she goes into cardiac arrest and dies.
The following month, Martha and Sean attend an appointment with a coroner; Sean is eager to find out what went wrong, while Martha is reluctant. They learn the cause of death has not yet been established but are told they were able to determine that the baby was in a low-oxygen environment and have started proceedings against Eva. Sean leaves, overcome with emotion, while Martha remains and decides that she wants to donate the baby's body to science.
Martha's relationship with Sean continues to struggle, as well as with her overbearing mother Elizabeth who wants to bury the baby and have a funeral. Both Martha and Sean remain deeply depressed. Sean later starts to have an affair with Martha's cousin, Suzanne (Sarah Snook), and begins using cocaine after being sober for almost seven years. Suzanne, who also is the attorney prosecuting Eva, informs him that a potential lawsuit against Eva could be very lucrative.
Elizabeth blames Martha for the baby's death because she decided to have a home birth, and also tells her she has to attend Eva's trial. Elizabeth then tells Sean she never liked him before offering him money to leave and never return. Martha drops Sean off at the airport and he leaves for Seattle.


Who plays who in the Pieces of a Woman movie?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Pieces of a Woman" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Vanessa Kirby  as Martha Weiss
Shia LaBeouf  as Sean Carson
Molly Parker  as Eva Woodward
Sarah Snook  as Suzanne
Iliza Shlesinger  as Anita Weiss
Ellen Burstyn  as Elizabeth Weiss
Benny Safdie  as Chris
Jimmie Fails  as Max
Domenic Di Rosa  as Medical Examiner
Steven McCarthy  as Photographer
Tyrone Benskin  as Judge
Frank Schorpion  as Lane
Harry Standjofski  as Court Clerk
Juliette Casagrande  as Little Girl
Gayle Garfinkle  as Judith
Vanessa Smythe  as Linda
Nick Walker  as Peter
Sean Tucker  as Robert
Alain Dahan  as Tomb Maker
Joelle Jeremie  as Institute Official
Tim Kingsbury  as Singer (as Timothy Kingsbury)
Sonia Berube  as Secretary (as Sonia Bérubé)
Alex De La Cruz  as Employee #1
Letitia Brookes  as Employee #2
Eric Davis  as Employee #5
Olivia Lyle  as Employee #6
Bonnie Mak  as Receptionist
Lyne St-Pierre  as Martha's Friend
Kathleen-Mireille Pepperall  as Linda's Friend #1
Lili-Marlene Couture  as Linda's Friend #2 (as Lilie-Marlène Couture)
Andre Morris-Mowatt  as Linda's Friend #3
Leisa Reid  as Nurse
Nadia Catino  as Woman Rubbing Martha's Belly
Daniel Manhalter  as Host
Ellie Albertine Haare  as Lucy
Adam Shoucair  as Reporter

Release date

When is Pieces of a Woman movie release date?

"Pieces of a Woman" movie release date was scheduled to be on September 4, 2020 (Venice, 77th Venice International Film Festival), on December 30, 2020 (United States) and on January 7, 2021 (worldwide) distributing by Netflix.


What are Pieces of a Woman filming details?

The duration of the film is 128 minutes.

"Pieces of a Woman" movie is rated "R", according to the MPAA film rating system.

Principal photography began on December 3, 2019 in Montreal, Canada, and lasted until the end of January 2020.


What are critics and audiences saying about Pieces of a Woman movie?

"Pieces of a Woman" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 7.1/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 76/100.

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