Gunpowder & Sky Distribution confirmed a release date for April Mullen’s “Below Her Mouth,” the drama will now release in early spring on popular VOD platforms. A popular film while touring the film festival circuit last year, the romantic-drama was shot with an entirely with a female crew. Moviegoers can look for “Below her Mouth” starting on April 28, 2017.
The film tells the story of an unexpected romance between two women whose passionate connection changes their lives forever. The film was quite popular at the Toronto International Film Festival last year, the festival also served as the venue for the film’s world-premiere. The drama also screened at Festival du Nouveau Cinema, Mar Del Plata International Film Festival, and the Goteborg Film Festival. “Below Her Mouth” will also play at BFI Flare: London’s LGBT festival in March. The film will debut on major On Demand platforms, including iTunes, Amazon Video, Google Play, Microsoft Movies & TV, Verizon FiOS, and DirecTV.
“BELOW HER MOUTH offers a fresh, raw and honest look into the electrifying connection between two people through the female gaze,” said Mullen, the film’s director. “I’m thrilled to share the film with US audiences and celebrate love is love.”
In “Below Her Mouth,” Jasmine (Natalie Krill) is a successful fashion editor living with her fiancé, Rile (Sebastian Pigott). On a night out in the city with her best friend, she meets Dallas (Erika Linder), a roofer recently out of a relationship. Surprised by the confidence with which Dallas pursues her, Jasmine turns Dallas down – but can’t get her out of her head. Dallas continues her advances over the next few days. When Jasmine finally succumbs, the two women embark on a steamy affair that forces her to reevaluate her life. You can watch a short clip from the film below, released on the official TIFF YouTube channel during last year’s event.
“I’m a Canadian lesbian – this was a no-brainer,” said Janet Brown, Gunpowder & Sky’s EVP of Distribution. “Seriously, we’re very happy to be partnering with such a talented, exciting filmmaking team to bring BELOW HER MOUTH across the border.”
The all female crew we mentioned earlier includes the film’s producer Melissa Coghlan, writer Stephanie Fabrizi, director April Mullen and editor Michelle Szemberg. “Below Her Mouth” was shot by Maya Bankovic and scored with music composed by Noia. Linzee Troubh of Cinetic negotiated the sale with Jake Hanly of Gunpowder & Sky Distribution. BELOW HER MOUTH is a Serendity Point Films production in association with Distant Horizon.