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Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery directed by Rian Johnson

The 45th Mill Valley Film Festival will open with Rian Johnson’s Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery on Thursday, October 6. In the follow-up to Johnson’s Academy Award-nominated Knives Out (MVFF42), Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) travels to Greece to peel back the layers of a mystery involving a new cast of colorful suspects. Attending the Opening Night festivities will be Rian Johnson, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Kate Hudson, and producer Ram Bergman.

The festival will close with the Bay Area Premiere of Tobias Lindholm’s gripping, multi-faceted dramatization of a true story, The Good Nurse starring Eddie Redmayne and Jessica Chastain on Sunday, October 16. Attending the Closing Night festivities will be Eddie Redmayne, Nnamdi Asomugha, and Tobias Lindholm.

In Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, Rian Johnson brings together a to-die-for ensemble for his smashing new Knives Out murder mystery. With a wily brilliance, Johnson’s script leaves no trope untrodden: At a high-tech, exotic island hideaway, his brilliant cast of characters – disruptors and suspects all – play out this whodunnit with wit and aplomb.

Rian Johnson (Writer/Director/Producer) is an Academy Award® and Golden Globe®-nominated filmmaker, who is known for crafting films with their own artfully designed voice and look, and for telling unique stories that blend the pulp of genre with a genuine soulfulness. He most recently wrote, directed, and produced alongside Ram Bergman under their T-Street Banner, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, the much-anticipated follow up to the smash hit, Academy Award®-nominated, murder mystery Knives Out, scheduled for release this Holiday season. Glass Onion sees the return of Daniel Craig as Detective “Benoit Blanc” and follows a new cast, including Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Jessica Henwick, Madelyn Cline, with Kate Hudson and Dave Bautista.

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery will be released in select theaters on a to be announced date and globally on Netflix December 23, 2022.

MVFF45 Opening Night // GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY
Thursday, October 6 • 6:00 PM
CinéArts Sequoia in Mill Valley (25 Throckmorton Ave.)
Smith Rafael Film Center in San Rafael (1118 Fourth Street)

Eddie Redmayne with Jessica Chastain in THE GOOD NURSE
Eddie Redmayne with Jessica Chastain in THE GOOD NURSE © JoJo Whilden / Netflix

Suspicious that her colleague (Academy Award® Winner Eddie Redmayne) is responsible for a series of mysterious patient deaths, a nurse (Academy Award® Winner Jessica Chastain) risks her own life to uncover the truth in The Good Nurse, the gripping thriller based on true events.

Director Tobias Lindholm is an award-winning Danish screenwriter and film director known for gritty moral dramas. In addition to writing for television, including the popular Danish political TV series Borgen and HBO’s highly acclaimed six-part series, The Investigation, Lindholm wrote and directed the 2015 drama A War (Danish: Krigen), nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards® and co-wrote Thomas Vinterberg’s Submarino (2010), The Hunt (2012), and his 2020 Academy Award®-winning film Another Round (MVFF43).

The Good Nurse, his first English language feature film, is scheduled to open in select theaters October 19 and will premiere on Netflix October 26, 2022.

MVFF45 Closing Night // THE GOOD NURSE
Sunday, October 16 • 5:00 PM
CinéArts Sequoia in Mill Valley (25 Throckmorton Ave.)
Smith Rafael Film Center in San Rafael (1118 Fourth Street)

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