Before getting into today's topic, everything you need to know about C'mon, C'mon” 2021 movie, let's play a short QnA. How about a black & white film in 2021? Would it be a great idea when high contrast, animation, graphics movies are released like The Avengers? Does editing a film in black & white makes it more appealing or meaningful? It indeed worked for Kota Factory and other recent films, Web Series, and especially documentaries. And yes, you guessed it right, C'mon, C'mon is a black & white film.
This 5 to 10 minutes read article will cover the cast, production, release date, plot, and much more for the 2021 movie. Let's jump to the topic.
C'mon, C'mon Overview
Mike Mills wrote and directed C'mon C'mon, a black-and-white drama film released in 2021. On September 2, 2021, the film had its international debut at the 48th Telluride Film Festival. It will be distributed at a later date.
It will have a total running time of 108 minutes, so get ready to spend 2 of your two hours on quality + calming content combo this year. With just a surprisingly tiny budget of 8.3 Million $, it reminds me of a common saying, “small packet, huge cracker”.
C'mon, C'mon Cast
- Joaquin Phoenix will be seen as Johnny
- Gaby Hoffmann as Viv
- Woody Norman as Jesse
- Scoot McNairy as Paul
- Molly Webster as Roxanne
- Jaboukie Young-White as Fernando
C'mon, C'mon Storyline & Plot
When Johnny (Joaquin Phoenix) and his young nephew (Woody Norman) are unexpectedly thrown together in this delicate and deeply moving storey about the connections between adults and children. The past and the future, from writer-director Mike Mills, they forge a tenuous but transformative relationship.
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C'mon, C'mon Production & Few Interesting Facts to Know
In September 2019, it was revealed that Joaquin Phoenix has been cast in the picture, which would be directed by Mike Mills from a script he authored and distributed by A24.
Gaby Hoffmann became part of the movie in October 2019.
The majority part of the movie has been shot in New Orleans, New York, Los Angeles, and Detroit.
Robbie Ryan, the film's cinematographer, said that he was filming the movie in December 2019. Yes, this implies it took them quite some time to shoot a non-graphics/animation.
Woody Norman was revealed to have joined the cast of the film in February 2020.
Johnny, played by Joaquin Phoenix, is a radio journalist in the film. Molly Webster, who plays Roxanne, is a senior correspondent for WNYC's Radiolab and a real-life public radio journalist.
C'mon, C'mon Production Release Date & Where to Watch
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The already completed film is all set to hit theatres on 19th November 2021. Yes, the date isn't far, so buckle up for another masterpiece before this year ends!
C'mon, C'mon Ratings and Review
Don't be surprised, the movie was already released at the film festival, as stated above. So that's how we got the review before the movie release. Having a WHOOPING 91% of Rotten Tomatoes (as of October 2021), it's definitely worth watching for the most audience.
Mills wrote and directed two films on his relationship with his mother (Annette Bening in “20th Century Women”) and father (Christopher Plummer in “Beginners”), both of which were highly personal yet readily accessible. This film also deals with parenthood, but from the opposite side of the equation: Phoenix's character Johnny offers to assist his sister Viv (Gaby Hoffmann) by caring for her 9-year-old kid, Jesse (Woody Norman, so natural, it never feels like acting). It's a life-changing event for both of them, but not in the way you'd expect from a Judd Apatow or James L. Brooks film.
Johnny is childless and unmarried, which allows him to devote his entire focus to his profession. Viv wishes she had the same independence as her ex-husband (Scoot McNairy). Still, motherhood places tremendous obligations on her, which are worsened by the fact that her high-maintenance ex-husband (Scoot McNairy) is on the verge of another breakdown. Johnny offers to watch Jesse without waiting to be asked so that Viv may deal with the boy's father during this difficult time.
Johnny wants to turn the microphone on Jesse and ask him conventional questions about life and the future, but Jesse declines – though he will finally consent, bringing the film's emotional arc to a close. But first, Johnny must gain Johnny's trust. Jesse is a strong-willed youngster whose mother has taught him to express himself, sometimes too openly (“I heard she had an abortion,” he tells Johnny, taken aback by the news), and who demands open communication in return. “He's a little individual. Simply tell him the truth,” Viv says over the phone, confessing that she, too, may be irritated by her own creation.
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