Screening followed by a Q&A with filmmaker and producer Matt Ratner, cast and executive producers Billy Crystal and Ben Schwartz, and cast members Nate Corddry and Eloise Mumford.
After four years of chasing his stand-up comedy dream in Los Angeles, 34-year-old Scott Rollins (Ben Schwartz) has crashed and burned. Hard. Left with little money and a fledgling at best “career”, Scott has no choice but to regroup, lick his wounds, and return home to his parent’s house in Long Island. While trying to figure out what to do next, Scott pines after his ex, Becky Brookes (Eloise Mumford), a successful photographer who has since married a former mutual friend. On a night out at the bar, Scott strikes up an unlikely friendship with an eccentric dermatologist, Marty (Billy Crystal), who has regrets of his own. Marty and Scott both help each other find the courage to face the failures in their lives.
Directed by Matt Ratner and starring Billy Crystal, Ben Schwartz, Eloise Mumford, Grace Gummer, Nate Corddry, Jill Hennessy, Caitlin McGee and David Castañeda, with Debra Monk and Kevin Dunn, this award-winning film opens in select theaters February 21st, 2020 from Shout! Studios.
Matt Rattner, Rick Rosenthal, John Hermann and Chris Mangano produced Standing Up, Falling Down. Billy Crystal, Ben Schwartz, and Peter Hoare serve as executive producers along with Bert Kern, Nicholas Morton, Matt Bronson, Matthew Jacobs, and Alexander R. Madorsky.
After its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival 2019, Standing Up, Falling Down has been featured at Palm Springs International Film Festival, Breckenridge, Nashville, BendFilm and other key festivals around the country.