Vertical has revealed an official trailer for a dark crime thriller, The Good Mother, starring Hilary Swank as Marissa, the vengeful journalist, with Olivia Cooke as Paige. Vertical will debut Joris-Peyrafitte’s The Good Mother in select US theaters on September 1st, 2023
Starring 2-time Academy Award-winner Hilary Swank, The Good Mother follows the journalist Marissa Bennings (Hilary Swank) who, after the murder of her estranged son, forms an unlikely alliance with his pregnant girlfriend Paige (Olivia Cooke) to track down the killers. Together they confront a world of corruption and drugs in the seedy underbelly of a small city in upstate New York. As they get closer to the truth, they unearth an even darker secret.
The Good Mother is directed by American writer / filmmaker Miles Joris-Peyrafitte, director of the films Dreamland and As You Are previously, plus a few shorts as well as the “Gaslight” podcast/TV series. The screenplay is written by Madison Harrison and Miles Joris-Peyrafitte.