The official trailer dropped for Stay Awake, the drama film starring Wyatt Oleff and Fin Argus as brothers trying their best to navigate teenage life while tending to their mother’s prescription drug addiction.
Also starring in the film are Cree Cicchino, Quinn McColgan, Albert Jones, Lorrie Odom and Chrissy Metz
Directed by Jamie Sisley, making her feature directorial debut, Stay Awake world premiered at the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival where it won Generation – Special Mention and AG Kino Gilde Filmpreis – Cinema Vision 14plus Award; and will be released in theaters on May 19, 2023.
In the debut feature, Stay Awake, by writer-director Jamie Sisley, brothers Ethan (Wyatt Oleff) and Derek (Fin Argus) try their best to navigate the pressures of teenage life while tending to their mother’s (Chrissy Metz) debilitating prescription drug addiction. Based on the filmmaker’s adolescence in small-town America, Stay Awake is a personal exploration of the roller coaster ride that families go on while trying to help their loved ones battle a disease that affects millions every day.
Watch the official trailer for Stay Awake.