Alia Shawkat as Alia and Laia Costa as Laia in DUCK BUTTER. Photo credit: Hillary Spera.
Alia Shawkat as Alia and Laia Costa as Laia in DUCK BUTTER. Photo credit: Hillary Spera.

The trailer and poster debuted for Duck Butter, the latest film from Miguel Arteta, the director behind Beatriz at Dinner, The Good Girl and Chuck & Buck, set to World Premiere at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. The Orchard will release Duck Butter in New York and Los Angeles on April 27th and on digital platforms nationwide on May 1st.

When Naima (Alia Shawkat, “Search Party”) and Sergio (Laia Costa, Victoria ) meet at a club, they hit it off instantly, connecting over their disdain for the dishonesty they have experienced in their respective romantic relationships. High on their fast chemistry, the two women concoct a romantic experiment: They plan to spend the next 24 hours together, having sex on the hour. Above all, they commit to perfect honesty with each other, a theoretical remedy to the deceit they believe to be an element of modern relationships. But their relationship in a vacuum doesn’t go as planned, and soon the weight of their commitment begins to close in, threatening the ideals of the daylong experiment and their chances for a romantic future tomorrow.

The latest film from Miguel Arteta, the director behind Beatriz at Dinner, The Good Girl and Chuck & Buck, Duck Butter is a blistering look at intimacy in a pressure cooker. Co-written by Shawkat and executive produced by the Duplass Brothers, the film offers a searing interrogation of modern romance, with all its dizzying highs and heartbreaking betrayals, all packed into an intense 24 hours.

Tribeca Film Festival Screenings
World Premiere: Friday, April 20th at 8:30pm (SVA Theater 1)
Public Screening #2: Saturday, April 21st at 9:30pm (Cinepolis Chelsea 8)
Public Screening #3: Sunday, April 22nd at 7:45pm (Cinepolis Chelsea 1)
Public Screening #4: Thursday, April 26th at 9:00pm (Regal Battery Park 11 – 10)

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