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Janet Planet

Opens on June 21

Director: Annie Baker Run Time: 110 min. Release Year: 2024

Starring: Elias Koteas, Julianne Nicholson, Sophie Okonedo, Will Patton, Zoe Ziegler

In rural Western Massachusetts, 11-year-old Lacy spends the summer of 1991 at home, enthralled by her own imagination and the attention of her mother, Janet. As the months pass, three visitors enter their orbit, all captivated by Janet and her spellbinding nature. In her solitary moments, Lacy inhabits an inner world so extraordinarily detailed that it begins to seep into the outside world.

“Much as the title suggests, it is like we are being drawn into the orbit of something immense. Conversely, and this is crucial to its understated beauty, it is also something small. In wondrous detail, it shows how one person can become an entire world.” ~ Chase Hutchinson, Collider

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