Utopia has released the trailer and poster for the upcoming comedy Shiva Baby, written and directed by Emma Seligman and starring Rachel Sennott, Molly Gordon, Diana Agron, Danny Deferrari, Polly Draper, and Fred Melamed.
This coming of age story follows a young woman who attends a family shiva, only to get accosted by her family and discover her sugar daddy shows up.
Shiva Baby opens in theaters and on VOD platforms April 2nd.
A near college graduate, Danielle, gets paid by her sugar daddy and rushes to meet her neurotic parents at a family shiva. Upon arrival, she is accosted by various estranged relatives about her appearance and lack of post-grad plans, while her confident ex-girlfriend, Maya, is applauded by everyone for getting into law school. Danielle’s day takes an unexpected turn when her sugar daddy, Max, arrives at the shiva with his accomplished wife, Kim, and crying baby. As the day unfolds, Danielle struggles to keep up different versions of herself, fend off pressures from her family and confront her insecurities without completely losing it.