When You Finish Saving the World Movie (2022):
When You Finish Saving the World is an American comedy-drama film directed and written by Jesse Eisenberg and produced by Ali Herting, Emma Stone, and Dave McCary under their Fruit Tree production banner.
It is based on Eisenberg’s 2020 audio drama of the same name. Julianne Moore and Finn Wolfhard star as a mother and son who navigate their contentious relationship. Alisha Boe, Jay O. Sanders, and Billy Bryk also star in supporting roles.
In November 2020, pre-production took place in Albuquerque, New Mexico, while production began in January 2021, followed by principal photography in February 2021. Filming concluded in March 2021.
The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 20, 2022, and was released by A24 in the United States on January 20, 2023. It received generally positive reviews from critics, with praise for the performances of Moore and Wolfhard
When You Finish Saving the World Movie Information:
|Movie Name||When You Finish Saving the World|
|Release Date||January 20, 2022 (Sundance)|
January 20, 2023 (United States)
|Running Time||1h 28m|
|Based on||When You Finish Saving the World|
by Jesse Eisenberg
|Directed by||Jesse Eisenberg|
|Screenplay by||Jesse Eisenberg|
|Produced by||Dave McCary|
|Cinematography by||Benjamin Loeb|
|Edited by||Sara Shaw|
|Music by||Emile Mosseri|
|Production Company||Fruit Tree|
|Box Office Collection||$140,969|
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When You Finish Saving the World Movie Storyline (Plot/Synopsis):
High school student Ziggy performs original folk-rock songs for an adoring online fan base. This concept mystifies his formal and uptight mother, Evelyn, who runs a shelter for survivors of domestic abuse.
When You Finish Saving the World Movie Cast and Characters:
- Julianne Moore as Evelyn Katz
- Finn Wolfhard as Ziggy Katz
- Alisha Boe as Lila
- Jay O. Sanders as Roger Katz
- Billy Bryk as Kyle
- Eleonore Hendricks as Angie
Interesting Facts About When You Finish Saving the World Movie:
- The film is written and directed by Jesse Eisenberg in his directorial debut.
- The movie is based on the Audible Original, “When You Finish Saving the World”, which was also written by Jesse Eisenberg. The audio drama was released on August 4, 2020.
- Julianne Moore, who plays Ziggy’s mother in When You Finish Saving the World (2022), also serves as a producer on the film.
- Finn Wolfhard is the only actor to have performed in both the Audible Original and in the film adaptation of When You Finish Saving the World (2022). He plays Ziggy Katz in both versions.
- The film marks the third collaboration between Jesse Eisenberg and Emma Stone, the first two being the Zombieland (2009) movies. Stone serves as a producer for the film.