The Birthday Cake (2021)

Crime, Drama, Thriller |  English

Director: Jimmy Giannopoulos

'The Birthday Cake' is a gangster crime-thriller starring Ewan McGregor, Val Kilmer, Lorraine Bracco, Penn Badgley, John Magaro, and William Fichtner.

Synopsis: On the 10th anniversary of his father's death, Giovanni reluctantly accepts the task of bringing a cake to the home of his uncle, a mob boss, for a celebration. Just two hours into the night, Gio's life is forever changed.

"[Giannopoulos is] canny with mood and unafraid to experiment with the rhythms of violence. I, for one, am keen to see what he does next."

– Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times

"A formidable showcase for an emerging director."

– Alex Saveliev, Film Threat