Jovovich stars with Jennifer Hudson, Sam Worthington, Quvenzhané Wallis and Common.
The story follows a mother named Maya (Hudson) and her daughter (Wallis) who are forced to live underground after Earth becomes uninhabitable due to lack of oxygen. Only brief trips to the surface are made possible by a state-of-the-art oxygen suit constructed by Maya’s husband Darius (Common), whom she assumes is dead. When a mysterious couple arrive who claim to know Darius and his fate, Maya reluctantly agrees to let them into their hideout, but are they all who they seem?
Stefon Bristol directs from The Blacklist script written by Doug Simon (Demonic). The film is now in post-production with Capstone continuing its sales to AFM this week. Thunder Road Films’ Basil Iwanyk and Erica Lee are producing with Capstone’s Christian Mercuri. Capstone’s Ruzanna Kegeyan is producing along with David Haring, Esther Hornstein and Will Flynn. Capstone is co-funding with Thunder Road.
CAA Media Finance and UTA Independent Film Group are handling US rights alongside Capstone.
Breathe is the second film from Bristol, who previously worked with Spike Lee on his debut See you yesterdaywhich premiered at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival and earned him a nomination for Best First Feature at the 2020 Independent Spirit Awards.
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