Julia Fox is dabbling in the Canadian film industry.
The 33-year-old “Uncut Gems” star has taken on the role of executive producer on Luis De Filippis’ debut feature, “Something You Said Last Night,” according to Variety.
The Canadian-Swiss project garnered attention after its premiere at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), where it won the Shawn Mendes Change Maker Award and went on to garner accolades at the San Sebastian, Cairo, and other film festivals. and Rotterdam.
The film stars up-and-coming actress Carmen Madonia, alongside Ramona Milano, Paige Evans, and Joey Parro. The story revolves around a trans woman named Ren (Madonia), an aspiring writer in her 20s, and her younger sister Siena (Evans), as they reluctantly join her parents on a family vacation.
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Julia Fox will join director De Filippis in Canada to promote the film ahead of its upcoming July 7 release. The production is a collaboration between JA Productions, Cinédokké and a team of producers including Jessica Adams, Michael Graf, Harry Cherniak, Rhea Plangg, Michela Pini and Luis De Filippis. Executive producers also include industry veterans Jennifer Konawal, Francesca Silvestri and Kevin Chinoy, known for their work on “The Florida Project,” directed by Sean Baker.
“Something You Said Last Night” is distributed by Elevation Pictures in Canada, First Hand Films in Switzerland, and UTA and Flmkr for US sales.
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Fox expressed his excitement in a recent press release: “I am very honored to join Luis De Filippis and the team behind the extraordinary film ‘Something You Said Last Night.’ The importance of authentic representation in this industry cannot be stressed enough and is sadly often lacking. On a personal level, this film left an indelible impression on me and a deep sense of connection. Everyone needs to see this beautiful work of art.”
De Filippis praised in response to Fox: “To have Julia Fox on our ‘Something You Said Last Night’ team is a dream come true like no other. She is a doll of honor who, like all dolls, has the iron tenacity to look straight in the face and smile at those who say no. She is a DIY Italian girl who knows the power of herself and, like Ren, she stands her ground against everything.”
“Something You Said Last Night” opens in select theaters July 7.