Tully – the perfect movie for Mother’s Day

One of the greatest, most real achievements of man is to create life and become a mother.

In postpartum life, women are prone to depression. Tully is one of the few films to look directly at this truth and express it vividly on the screen.
In addition to the birth story, being a mother, Tully can be considered a movie about the middle-aged crisis in women. The older the girls, the more they face the decline of beauty, the health of the poor, the dream of being shelved. How to make peace with yourself, accept the truth and live on is also one of Tully’s main themes.

Movie Summary

Crisis comes to Marlo (Charlize Theron) when her third child is born. The two big children, including one with autism, still need a lot of care from their mother. Her full-time job is busy and stressful. Her husband – Drew (Ron Livingston) is a loving family man but without heart and lack of sharing. All made Marlo almost crazy, choking, exhausted and gradually drowned.

The “lifebuoy” came in the form of Tully (Mackenzie Davis) – who was hired to help Marlo look at the children at night. At first the relationship between the two weird and stressful because of the gap between two generations, two way too much difference. But gradually Marlo and Tully formed a special friendship to share and help each other in many aspects of life.
Is everything really so simple?

Tully marks the return of director Jason Reitman and scriptwriter Diablo Cody, who is behind the success of Up in the Air, Juno, Young Adult … The film is a slice of life, true to naked, sharp to the intense but still retain the humor wit very ordinary life.


Charlize Theron (Marlo / Producer): This South African-born Oscar-winning playwright is one of her notable films: Monster, North Country, Young Adult, Peter Sellers, Snow Whe the Huntsman, Mad Max: Fury Road …

Mackenzie Davis (Tully): Most recently she appeared in Blade Runner 2049 directed by Denis Villeneuve. She received much praise for her lead role in Always Shine. She appeared in Netflix’s Black Mirror series.

Mark Duplass (Craig) is an award-winning actor, filmmaker and producer. Mark has appeared in several notable independent films including Blue Jay, Your Sister’s Sister, The One I Love, Creep, Safety Not Guaranteed, Humpday and Zero Dark Thirty.

Ron Livingston (Drew) is currently starring in the Audience Network’s Loudermilk series. Most recently he appeared in John Carroll’s Lucky movie. Lynch. Other films include: The 5th Wave, The End of the Tour, James White, Digging for Fire …

There are also other actors: Asher Miles Fallica (Jonah). Lia Frankland (Sarah) …


Director: Jason Reitman

Scenario: Diablo Cody

Produced by: Mason Novick, Diablo Cody, Charlize Theron, Beth Kono, A.J. Dix, Helen Estabrook, Jason Reitman, Aaron L. Gilbert. Rob Simonsen (Composer). Aiesha Li (Costume Design)

On the occasion of Mother’s Day (13/5) Tully film as a gratitude and understanding to the mother.

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